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Garden District, New Orleans

4.7
#2 of 14 in Neighborhoods in New Orleans
Noted for its well-preserved antebellum private mansions and meticulously manicured gardens, Garden District serves as a reminder of the city's golden years of prosperity. You can take a guided walking tour of this photogenic neighborhood, where residents take great pride in their well-cared-for properties. Some mansions even open their doors for special-event tours, allowing visitors a quick peek at their English-style gardens. Originally laid out in the 1820s, the neighborhood first attracted "new money" residents looking to outshine one another by building and continuously expanding their Greek Revival houses. Visit the neighborhood's lower district where you can explore trendy boutiques, bars, and restaurants. Plan to see Garden District and other attractions that appeal to you using our New Orleans trip maker tool .
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  • Just walking around sightseeing the houses was a great part of our trip. So beautiful and smells wonderful with all the blooms.  more »
  • Great weather and lovely place for a stroll to view amazing homes and gardens. The homes are impeccably kept for the most part as are the gardens. Historical district.  more »
  • This was one of my favorite places in New Orleans! We took the St Charles Street Car from the corner of Canal St and Corondolet. It’s the dark green Street Car. We got off at the Lafayette Cemetery st...  more »
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