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Garden District celeb homes tour

Wander through the beautiful plantation that many years ago used to belong to Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the founder of New Orleans. This tour invites you to lose yourself in the splendour of the Garden District, a lush yet urban environment that combines the best of nature’s green grace with the elegant designs of this city’s architectural styles. The houses in the Garden District are dazzling examples of Greek revival and Italianate architecture. The inhabitants of the breath-taking homes that line this tasteful quarter are no other than some of the United States’ most famous faces. The charming guide, that will accompany you throughout the duration of the tour, is well-versed in the secrets (and perhaps gossip) of who lives behind which facade. See upfront the glorious private quarters of Anne Rice, an author renowned for her tales of vampire drama; John Goodman, remembered for his roles in Barton Fink and The Big Lebowski; and even Sandra Bullock, whose unforgettable features are in the back of everyone’s mind. You will also be invited to pay your respects at Archie Manning, the death site of Jefferson David. Visit the amazing cornstalk fence, the above ground burial system, and Commander’s Palace Restaurant. Other stops include Lafayette Cemetery and an exclusive tour of Garden District Home. This tour will give you an unparalleled insight into the lives of some of America’s most rich and famous; you might even feel like a bit of a superstar yourself. Wander through the beautiful plantation that many years ago used to belong to Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the founder of New Orleans. This tour invites you to lose yourself in the splendour of the Garden District, a lush yet urban environment that combines the best of nature’s green grace with the elegant designs of this city’s architectural styles. The houses in the Garden District are dazzling examples of Greek revival and Ital Meeting/pick-up point: Ticket office at 400 Toulouse Street. Duration: Two hours and 45 minutes. Start/opening time: 9.30am. Languages: English.