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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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  • this area is in contrast to Bourbon st. clean,safe walking streets with lots of celebrity mansions, some bars & restaurants  more »
  • If you get a chance, hop on the Street Car for an enjoyable trip through the Garden District of New Orleans! Get off for a wonderful breakfast or lunch at the The Camellia Grill, then back on for...  more »
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