Struttin' Down Royal Street: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Strut Royal Street, with its rich history of jazz, architecture and literature on this self-guided audio tour. Experience the magic of GPS-playback on this immersive stroll through New Orleans.

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Highlights

  • Explore New Orleans rich history of Creole Culture and artistic expression
  • Be guided by writer, photographer and digital graphic desiger Kevin J. Bozant
  • Do it all in 40 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control
  • Get unlimited use of the tour before your booking date and after it
  • Use the virtual tour option at home

Description

Enjoy this captivating journey through the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter with this self-guided walking tour. Explore the vibrant history and cultural heritage of this iconic neighborhood, from its opulent antebellum past to its modern-day celebration of Mardi Gras, jazz, and artistic expression. Tour producer, Kevin J. Bozant, a native of the 9th Ward and esteemed author of New Orleans literature guides you on this audio tour. The journey begins at the famous corner of Royal and Canal Streets, once the gateway to the extravagant Creole 'promenade publique' of the nineteenth century. As you stand at this historic intersection, you'll delve into the lavish and decadent lifestyle of Old New Orleans, filled with art, banquets, opera, and the invention of the cocktail. From here, you'll trace the evolution of the French Quarter, from its antebellum splendor to its embrace of Mardi Gras, jazz, and bohemian culture. Led by Kevin, a knowledgeable guide and native New Orleanian, this tour offers a captivating glimpse into the rich tapestry of the French Quarter's history and culture. Along the way, you'll encounter legendary figures such as William Faulkner, Louis Prima, Tennessee Williams, and Truman Capote, each leaving their indelible mark on the vibrant streets of the Quarter. Experience the magic of New Orleans' French Quarter like never before. Journey through the centuries, from the opulent days of Old New Orleans to the vibrant, soulful rhythms and rich history of Royal Street. Grab your chapeau and come along for an unforgettable adventure through the heart of the Crescent City.

Includes

Lifetime access to this tour in English VoiceMap app for Android and iOS Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Important Information

  • You need to install the VoiceMap smartphone app.
  • You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date. It’s best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point.
  • This tour follows a set route and includes turn-by-turn directions. It works best if you start it in the right place and follow the directions from one location to the next.
  • When the download completes, you’ll see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The red start button will become active when you are at the starting point.
  • This tour is only available in English.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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