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Garden District, 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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  • Walk around - see where AHS Coven was filmed, look at all the iron work (loved the corn stalk one), ooogle at all the various shapes sizes different period styles the homes were built. Go to Lafayette...  more »
  • With map in hand we hopped on the street car and headed out to the Garden District. It is a beautiful area of New Orleans where you can see gorgeous mansions set on beautiful lots filled with incredib...  more »
  • The wrought iron in the french quarter is truly beautiful, but be sure not to miss a walk through the Garden District. Accessible by the streetcars this beautiful area has the most stunning stand alon...  more »

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