The Backatown: Sex, Drugs, & Jazz tour in New Orleans

1201 St. Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70112
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Learn about the jaw-dropping history of sex, drugs, and jazz in New Orleans and listen to captivating stories during this guided tour. Book now! Read More

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Tour Duration
1h 45min

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Hottest Hell Tours


If you’re looking for something less familiar than “haunted history” — but just as entertaining — this daytime journey through the sex, class, and music of “Storyville”, New Orlean's historic “vice district”, is just what the witch doctor ordered. Populated with legendary brothel owners, notorious criminals, crusaders for equality, and pioneering jazz virtuosos, this tour offers you a stroll through some of the most jaw-dropping history the state of Louisiana has to offer.

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Departure point

Meet at the Basin Street Station.


Lincensed, insured, and bonded tour operator. Storyville walking tour with in-person guide. A 24-page visual aid


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Important info

  • No one under 17 years old is permitted on the tour
  • This tour is suited for up to 20 guests
  • Tours go out rain or shine
  • Intoxicated travelers will not be permitted
  • Members, officers, and affiliates of competitors of Psychonautic Entertainment, L.L.C. d/b/a Hottest Hell Tours, including, without limitation, any tour companies operating in the Greater New Orleans area, are strictly prohibited from purchasing tickets for any tour offered by Hottest Hell Tours or attending or otherwise participating in such tour(s)

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Cancellation policy

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

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