New Orleans: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour

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Explore the rich heritage of New Orleans on a 2-hour walking tour. Learn the history of “The Big Easy”

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Highlights

  • Experience the rich vibe of New Orleans' Vieux Carré (French Quarter)
  • Hear the haunted histories of the Sultan's Palace and LaLaurie Mansion
  • Discover the green oasis of Jackson Square
  • Go to sights that only a local would know about

Description

Discover the rich culture and experience the exciting vibe of New Orleans’ most decadent districts on a 2-hour walking tour. Learn the history of the neighborhoods from a knowledgeable insider. Meet your guide at the gates of St. Anthony’s Garden for some beaucoup fun! Get an intimate glimpse into one of the most famed neighborhoods in America as you stroll the streets of the Vieux Carré (better known as the “French Quarter.”) This cultural hub has long been a popular tourist destination on account of its lavish atmosphere and 19th-century style. Your guide will give you a unique perspective on the area’s history, while introducing you to popular stops and hidden gems that only a local would know about. Delve into the intoxicating secrets and magical aura of this famed hub of decadence. Get to know the city like you’ve lived there your whole life! Stop at many of the attractions on the National Historic Landmarks list, such as St. Louis Cathedral, the oldest home in the Mississippi Valley, and the home of the fictional Count Saint-Germain. Go to the former seat of the colonial government at The Cabildo, and marvel at the ornate façade of The Presbytere. Walk past the 19th-century Ursuline Convent, and enjoy the green oasis of Jackson Square. Learn the gruesome histories behind the Sultan’s Palace (Gardette-LaPrete House) and LaLaurie Mansion, and much more!

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2-hour historical walking tour Guide

Important Information

  • A private tour option is available for those looking for a more personal approach when exploring New Orleans. Private tours are available for up to 28 guests and are priced per tour instead of per guest
  • During the tour guests will be allowed to stop along the way to purchase drinks. Please keep in mind that some bars allow children inside but some do not

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