New Orleans: 2-Hour Homes of the Rich & Famous Walking Tour

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Discover the Homes of the Rich & Famous on this immersive walking tour through the Garden District. You will experience why this neighborhood is so popular for celebrities, movie and TV locations.

Highlights

  • Explore the fascinating neighborhood that celebrities call home.
  • Discover the movie sites, television locations, and more.
  • Hear about neighborhood scandals and gossip.
  • Maybe see your favorite celebrity enjoying their garden.
  • Learn the history, architecture, and plant life of the American sector.

Description

No trip to New Orleans is complete without a walk around the elegant Garden District, home to many celebrities and local icons. Originally built in the 1800's to rival the architectural splendor of the French Quarter, this gorgeous neighborhood has been the backdrop to many famous movies and television shows for decades. Walk down the oak-lined streets and hear stories and scandals of the many colorful characters from our history. This neighborhood is of one of the most scenic areas in New Orleans. Hear the fascinating history and learn of the architecture and plant life that gave way to the Garden District's name. This area is one of the most photographed in the entire state. Stroll under the shade of the majestic live oak trees, while you bask in fragrance of flowers. Marvel at the lush foliage while you view the stately mansions of the Garden District. See the homes of New Orleans’ rich and famous, including the former homes of Anne Rice and Nicholas Cage, as well as your favorite movie sites. Don’t be surprised if you walk right onto a film set. You will see locations from such popular shows as American Horror Story and CSI New Orleans and many others. See the locations that inspired Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches. Hear about celebrity gossip and scandals. This original American sector of New Orleans is so park like that you'll forget your in the city. Throughout this leisurely stroll you will get a compelling narration by friendly guides, all licensed by city authorities for their depth of knowledge and high standard of service. This 2-hour walking tour gets to the heart of the neighborhood starts at 2727 Prytania Street at the corner of Washington Avenue in front of The Rink shopping mall. The tour is offered rain or shine. There is on street parking available in this neighborhood as well as public transportation nearby. Arrive early to grab a beverage or use the restroom at the coffee shop. Recommended by Travel Channel as a must-do attraction in New Orleans, this tour will uncover some of the city’s most remarkable treasures and give you a unique perspective on this city’s fascinating history. This tour is truly unforgettable.

Includes

2-hour guided walking tour

Important Information

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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