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Garden District, New Orleans

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#2 of 14 in Neighborhoods in New Orleans
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
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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. Add Garden District to your New Orleans travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our New Orleans trip maker tool.
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  • I viewed this area by street car. Impressive homes with beautiful gardens. My next visit will spend more time on foot in this area. 
    I viewed this area by street car. Impressive homes with beautiful gardens. My next visit will spend more time on foot in this area.  more »
  • Took the street car for a round trip ride through instead of walking. Fantastic architecture and gardens. Very beautiful and unique neighborhood 💐 
    Took the street car for a round trip ride through instead of walking. Fantastic architecture and gardens. Very beautiful and unique neighborhood 💐  more »

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