New Orleans Architecture Tours

Garden District

Garden District Walking Tour

The Garden District was originally part of the independent city of Lafayette, established in the 1830s as a home to wealthy Americans. Here one can find homes in many styles ranging from palatial Greek Revival mansions to tiny narrow shotgun houses.

The Garden District Tour is a two hour tour that includes unique architecture of the Lafayette Cemetery and the houses that surround it. From this tour, visitors will have a crash course in the various architectural styles present from the years 1838-1872. Also included in this tour are homes in the Garden District that have historical and even celebrity significance.

⚜ This is our most popular tour, so be sure to book early to get a spot on it! ⚜

Testimonials

“Katrina took us on a great tour of the Garden District. She described the differences in architectural styles in a way that was very understandable and engaging. The houses she showed us were fabulous and all within a few blocks of each other, and often were adjacent. She was also very knowledgeable regarding Lafayette Cemetary, and the buriel processes used by families.”

“Katrina was a great guide making us see both highlights and the hidden spots we would have missed, She answered patiently and energetically every question we asked, We really advise you to take these tours to have a better understanding of the city. “

“Kat let us join her tour and it was FANTASTIC! She is incredibly knowledgeable of the area and different architectural styles- she was full of interesting facts and history- none of the cheesy typical tour guide embellishments or boring stories. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. She was a total professional.”

 

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