Known for its stately homes and lavish gardens, the Garden District of New Orleans is one of the city's most breathtaking neighborhoods. Its charming environs include Magazine Street, known for its dynamic arts scene where you can find crafts to create your own treasures or browse for antiques and collectibles. The St. Charles streetcar is a fun way to get to the Garden District with scenic views. If you're looking for a hotel close to the Garden District, Le Pavillon Hotel is less than a 10-minute drive away.
Varies by business.
The Garden District is open 24/7, but business hours vary.
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What Type of architecture is the Garden District known for?
The Garden District is home to beauties of the Greek Revival and Italianate houses of the mid-19th century. Some of the streets are named after Greek mythology's 9 muses. The neighborhood was established in 1806, by Creole architect and city planner Barthelemy Lafon.
What is there to do on Magazine Street?
The 6 miles of Magazine Street offer many exciting diversions, from hunting for treasures in antique shops and art galleries to savoring delicious cuisines like local Creole and exotic Columbian. Grab a latte and seat at an outdoor cafe for some people-watching. During Mardi Gras, watch the parade go by and catch some thrown beads! When the sun goes down, the night comes to life with an array of live music clubs, from jazz to pop and rock.