The New Orleans Treme cultural walking tour

New Orleans, United States of America
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Discover this gorgeous and ancient neighborhood! This is one of the best places to live and breathe New Orleans, Creole, and African-American culture. Read More

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Experience Treme, an ancient neighborhood and a tremendous source of New Orleans, Creole, and African-American culture. Begin your journey from the site of the notorious red-light district Storyville. Enter the former Iberville Housing Project (now the Bienville Basin Apartments) to learn its history, including that of Storyville where you will see all three of the district’s surviving buildings, as well as learn of today’s New Urbanism. From here it’s on to Basin Street Station; Louis Armstrong Park, Congo Square, Perseverance Hall, and the Rabassa-de Pouilly House; then St. Augustine’s Catholic Church / Tomb of the Unknown Slave, where you’ll learn about the “War of the Pews.” Then learn of the 1891 Parish Prison vendetta which assassinated the Sicilian convicts accused of murdering Police Chief Hennessy. A visit to the phenomenal Backstreet Cultural Museum, dedicated to preserving Mardi Gras Indian and Second Line culture, is optional. This tour includes sites from the HBO series “Treme.”

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Guided tour


Water. Food and beverages. Tips (optional)


Live and breathe the Big Easy's history. Explore major historical highlights. Bring the whole family! They'll love it

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You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date

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