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New Orleans Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

By Historic New Orleans Tours
4.7/5

Features

Free cancellation available
2h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Guides required to wear masks
Social distancing

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Local guide

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Garden District Book Shop

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Stroller accessible

  • Service animals allowed

  • Near public transport

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • Transport is wheelchair accessible

  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

  • Most travellers can participate

  • The City of New Orleans has temporarily closed Lafayette Cemetery for repairs but we still do the cemetery tour from the gates

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers

  • The City of New Orleans has temporarily closed Lafayette Cemetery for repairs but we still do the cemetery tour from the gates.

  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Lafayette Cemetery No.1, Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

Explore the famed aboveground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery #1, including the Interview with the Vampire, Double Jeopardy, and Deja Vu film sites. Learn about New Orleans’ peculiar burial practices and funerary customs.

Jefferson Fire Company No. 22 society tomb, situated across from the fictitious Mayfair family tomb featured in Anne Rice's The Witching Hour.The Garden District/Cemetery tour emphasises history, architectural style, personal anecdotes, and tropical plant life.
Note: The City of New Orleans has temporarily closed Lafayette Cemetery for repairs but we still do the cemetery tour from the gates

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968

Take a walk through New Orleans’ history and culture with a 2-hour walking tour of the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery #1 with an experienced guide. Visit streets lined with gracious, antebellum homes, and learn how the city’s Creole and American residents competed. Discover the elaborate crypts and monuments in one of New Orleans’ oldest and most beautiful cemeteries, hear stories about Lafayette’s most famous ‘residents,’ and trace Louisiana history through the names on the gravestones. Enjoy personalised attention from your guide on this small-group tour.



Duration: 30 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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  • New Orleans Louisiana

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    • New Orleans Louisiana

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