Tour of Tremé Neighborhood in New Orleans

171 Ratings

$22

per person
Come explore the iconic Tremé neighborhood, known as the cultural heartbeat of New Orleans. Revel in New Orleans' Creole and Black history with its roots in Congo square and Storyville, and learn about the birthplace of Jazz greats such as Alphonse Picou and Trombone Shorty.
Duration:  2hrs
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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Highlights

  • Tour one of the oldest African-American neighborhoods in the United States originally settled by Free People of Color; often referred to as Creoles, whose unique experience helped shape the civil rights movement
  • Learn about the classic architecture, music history, and Mardi Gras Indian history as you stroll along Rampart Street and Congo Square at Armstrong Park
  • Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Slave to discuss the history of slavery in New Orleans before venturing off the beaten path to see film locations from the HBO Tremé series.

What's Included

  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Knowledgable guide

Additional Information

  • Please arrive 10 minutes early
  • The tour spans about one mile and is taken at a leisurely pace

Cancellation policy

Tours run rain or shine. Should you anticipate inclement weather please bring along a poncho or umbrella. Tour guides will do their best to keep you under balconies and galleries for the storytelling. Cancellations with under 24 hours notice are not eligible for a refund.

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Petra
May 29, 2022
The tour was perfect. I learnt a lot about the Tremé with many interesting behind information about the history, music and civil rights. And it was very entertaining. Our guide was amazing.

Location

Meeting location:  718 N Rampart St

$22

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