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Garden District – New Orleans Architecture Tours
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.[...]