New Orleans Voodoo and French Quarter Walking Tour
This two-hour walking tour, led by a highly trained historian tour guide, is an essential immersion into New Orleans culture. Major stops and content include: History of Voodoo, Jackson Square, Armstrong Park, Congo Square, Voodoo Cultural site or establishment. This tour branches beyond New Orleans' colonial history, delving into the continued development of New Orleans culture into the 19th and 20th century. Learn about the development of Voodoo and its practitioners’ blending of African tribal spirituality, Catholicism, and magical beliefs as you stroll the city’s oldest neighborhood, the French Quarter.
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- Narration by a licensed, professional Tour Guide Historian
- 2 hour walking tour
- Tour Guide Gratuity
French Quartertour the neighborhood
Mississippi RiverLearn about the origins of New Orleans and the pre-colonial site of Bulbancha, a well-established and significant site for Indigenous peoples across the Gulf South. Bulbancha and the Mississippi River were pivotal to the founding of the provincial city of French Louisiana over 300 years ago.
Jackson SquareLearn about the development of Voodoo and its practitioners’ blending of African tribal spirituality, Catholicism, and magical beliefs as you stroll the city’s oldest neighborhood, the French Quarter.
- learn about the connections of voodoo and catholicism (pass by)
Louis Armstrong ParkWhile visiting the public park named after one of the city's most storied and iconic musicians, your guide will help us peer into the often unexpected and untold connections of Jazz and Voodoo. Much like Voodoo, the history of Jazz is complex, misunderstood, misrepresented, and rooted in centuries of cultural evolution in the Afro-Caribbean diaspora of New Orleans. But, despite plenty of resistance, it is today embraced by people across culture, class, race, and geography.
Congo SquareUncover the brutal realities of America’s largest slave rebellion while tracing the history Congo Square and it’s influence and place from pre-colonial America to present day New Orleans.
If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.