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Gray Line Garden District Walking Tour

Enjoy a tour through New Orleans’ elegant Garden District, once part of the plantation owned by Bienville, the founder of New Orleans.

Visit the “American” section of town that was built to rival the architectural splendor of the Creoles’ French Quarter. This historic district is known for its marvelous examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture.

The homes of former Kings and Queens of Mardi Gras are located here, as well as the home of the premier family of football - the Mannings - where Archie lives and Peyton and Eli grew up. You'll also see the former residence of celebrated author Anne Rice, as well as the house where Jefferson Davis died in 1889; and Toby’s Corner, the oldest house in the area (built in 1838).

Visit Lafayette Cemetery, one of our Cities of the Dead, and learn about our unusual above-ground burial system. Also take an exclusive tour of a Garden District home.


  • Hours of Operation: Departs at 9:30AM
  • DEC-FEB:Monday,Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  • MAR-NOV: Monday-Saturday
  • Duration: 2.75 hours

    • Departs From Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office (Toulouse [email protected] the
      Mississippi River in the French Quarter)

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    Valid Dates: Year Round

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