Learn about Bourbon Street and the jazz greats who played here. Listen to tales of ghosts, pirates, voodoo and bars where drinks could, literally, make guests go insane. See the places that inspired William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Harriet Beecher Stowe and other famous authors. You will also explore Armstrong Park in the Faubourg Treme and learn about the origins of the Faubourg Marigny. You'll learn things even locals do not know about the history of most unique neighborhood in America.
Tracks on this tour: 1) Introduction, 2) 100 Block of Bourbon, 3) 200 Block of Bourbon, 4) 300 Block of Bourbon, 5) 400 Block of Bourbon, 6) Hermann-Grima House, 7) Al Hirt - Chris Owens - Opera, 8) 600 Bourbon Dixieland Jazz, 9) 700 St, Peter - Preservation Hall, 10) Dixie's Bar of Music, 11) 716 Dauphine - Ghost of Sultan, 12) 717 Orleans - Theater Orleans, 13) Voodoo in New Orleans, 14) St. Ann - Armstrong Park, 15) Lafite's Blacksmith Shop, 16) McDonough Schools, 17) 1140 Royal - LaLaurie Ghosts, 18) 900 Royal - First Courthouse, 19) 628 Dumaine - Madame John's Legacy, 20) Beauregard-Keyes House, 21) Ursuline Convent, 22) Decatur French Market, 23) Moon Walk, 24) Jackson Square, 25) The Pontalba, 26) The Cabildo, 27) St. Louis Cathedral, 28) The Presbytere, 29) Pere Antonie's Garden, 30) Pirates Alley, 31) Tennessee Williams House, 32) Napoleon House, 33) Louisiana Supreme Court, 34) Exchange Alley, 35) Conclusion.
Tour Length: 90 minutes recorded time / 2 to 3 miles walking distance
With this tour, you always have a professional tour guide ready to share the history and secrets of great cities. No waiting for a group to form. No having to cut short your exploration of interesting areas because a bus is leaving. No having to stay at points you don't care about because a tour company thinks them special. Start whenever you want. Stop when you are ready. All information has been carefully researched for accuracy and is presented by professional narrators.
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