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New Orleans Garden District & Lafayette Cemetery - 1 Tour

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    1.5 – 2 hours.

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery #1!
  • See the homes of Anne Rice, Sandra Bullock, and John Goodman
  • Learn about New Orleans’ burial customs and traditions!
  • Check out Magazine St. and Irish Channel neighborhood
  • Meet your friendly and knowledgeable tour guide


Explore one of New Orleans’ most storied and wealthy neighborhoods on a New Orleans Garden District & Lafayette cemetery #1 Tour!

Follow your professional tour guide as you walk around the famed Garden District! See the home of Anne Rice, author of Interview with a Vampire and other acclaimed novels. Then, stop by the houses of Sandra Bullock and John Goodman, who both fell in love with the beautiful Garden District. You also get to see the house featured in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, as well as the Buckner Mansion from American Horror Story. Because of all of these famous homes, the New Orleans Garden District Tour is one of the most popular things to do in New Orleans!

Then, meander through New Orleans’ oldest city-owned cemetery! Make sure you see the tomb of Judge Ferguson, defendant in the famous U.S. Supreme Court Case Plessy v. Ferguson. This case led to the infamous “separate but equal” laws that continually propped up racial segregation in the country. You can also see the tombs of the Brunies, a family famous for its jazz musicians! You’ll also get to learn about the particular burial practices and customs in New Orleans that arose out of its unique climate.

If you have an interest in New Orleans’ upper crust, then the New Orleans Garden District & Lafayette Cemetery #1 Tour is what to do in New Orleans!

About the supplier

Unique NOLA do things a little differently. Standard tours but with their own unique flair. Designed by the tour guides themselves; active participation and question-asking is encouraged. Whether you are a visitor with a special interest in New Orleans, or a local wanting to get to know your city better Unique NOLA offer you a carefully crafted experience.


  • New Orleans Garden District & Lafayette Cemetary #1 Tour
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Live Commentary in English

Please note

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As a courtesy to everyone, tours leave on time.

For the safety of other guests and for their enjoyment of our tours, we reserve the right to remove any guests that are unruly or appear to be overly intoxicated. In these cases, no refunds will be issued to said guests.

Timings & itinerary are subject to change.

Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes prior to your departure.

Tours continue rain or shine. In the case of extreme weather (i.e. hurricanes or tornadoes) you will be notified as soon as the office is made aware and will be issued a refund or an offer to take the tour at another time, if possible.

No restrooms are located in the cemetery.

There must be a minimum of 2 people signed up before a tour will commence. If you are the only person signed up for a tour, the tour will be cancelled and you will receive a refund. Or, if you wish to still take the tour, contact us and we can find one that is booked beyond this minimum. Maximum group size is 15.

Guests must be able to walk at least one mile.

Senior rates are offered to guests aged 65 and over

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