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Urban Culture City Tour

At 2nd Line Tours, we offer a tour where guests can come experience and learn the true history of New Orleans rich African culture and heritage that has been preserved.

See
Historical Sites

Discover the birthplace of jazz at Congo Square, ride through the historic French Quarter, visit Studio B and witness the impact of Hurricane Katrina in the Ninth Ward. Let our expert guides transport you through the city's past and present, and leave with a newfound appreciation for the vibrant culture and resilience of New Orleans."

Experience
Historical Markers

Experience historical marker such as Congo Square, Plessy vs Ferguson, Solomon Northup (12 years a slave), Hurricane Katrina levee breach and much more..

Meet With Real
People

We occasionally meet people on our tours like Civil right activist such as Leona Tate, Brandon Odom, Mardi Gras Indians (Fi Yi Yi) And many more…

Learn About
Heritage and Culture

New Orleans has a unique and fascinating cultural tapestry that is evident in its architecture, cuisine, music, and traditions. Visitors to the city can experience this rich heritage and culture by exploring its historic neighborhoods, sampling its delicious food, and listening to its world-renowned music.

Urban Culture Tour

Come experience and learn the true history of New Orleans rich African culture and heritage that has been preserved.  

 

Iconic Locations
Birthplace of JazzAntebellum Guest House
Musicians VillageThe Oldest African-American Neighborhood
Lower Ninth WardCongo Square 
Desegregation of SchoolsHurricane Katrina Aftermath
  

Visit iconic historical sites, markets, museums and meet real people in the community. 

Historic Places

With the 2nd Line Tours’ Urban Culture Tour, you will experience historic locations that contains such events including, Creole History, Plessy vs. Ferguson, Solomon Northrup, Hurricane Aftermath areas, and has unique stops such as places of Voodoo History, Historic Cemeteries, Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and many more.

Tour Times
The 2nd Line Tours’ Urban Culture Tour is a 2 1/2 – 3 hour tour.

Urban Culture Tour

 Experience NOLA from an urban perspective, come and see how the Black-Creole community has played an intrinsic role in creating New Orleans structurally, economically, and of course culturally. Uncover the powerful stories of the enslaved community who found ways to preserve their culture against all odds. From the infectious rhythms of music to the tantalizing flavors of cuisine, experience the vibrant spirit that flows through the streets of New Orleans.join us on this immersive journey and witness the dynamic and resilient urban culture that makes NOLA truly one of a kind.

Iconic Locations

       Birthplace of Jazz           Antebellum Guest House
Musicians VillageThe Oldest African-American Neighborhood
Lower Ninth Ward Congo Square
Desegregation of Schools Hurricane Katrina Aftermath
  

Visit iconic historical sites, markers, museums and meet real people in the community.

Historical Places

On the Urban Culture Tour, you will experience historic locations that contains such events as: Creole History, Plessy vs. Ferguson, The Mc Donogh 3, Solomon Northrup, Hurricane Katrina Aftermath, Congo Square, Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and much more.

Tour Times
The Urban Culture Tour is a 2.5 hour tour.
Tour Times 11am and 2pm Daily. Except Tuesday
 

Tour Details

2nd Line Tours’ Culture Tour offers a experience where you can visit iconic historical sites, markers, and meet real people that are a part of the New Orleans heritage and culture.

This tour is perfect for guests of all ages. All tours depart from and return to the 2nd Line Tours Storefront located at 414 Canal Street New Orleans Louisiana.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to tour start time to check in.

Tour Prices

Adults: $45.00 USD; Children: $30.00 USD

Tour Dates and Times

We offer 11:00am and 3:00pm tours. Mon,Wed-Sun

Mornings: pickups are between the hours of 10:30am-10:50am

Afternoons: pickups are

between the hours of 2:30pm- 2:50pm

Tour Details

2nd Line Tours’ Culture Tour offers a experience where you can visit iconic historical sites, markers, and meet real people that are a part of the New Orleans heritage and culture.

This tour is perfect for guests of all ages. All tours depart from and return to the 2nd Line Tours Storefront located at 414 Canal Street New Orleans Louisiana.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to tour start time to check in.

Tour Prices

Adults: $55.00 USD; Children: $35.00 USD

Tour Dates and Times

We offer 11:00am and 2:00pm urban culture tours on  Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, and Sun.

Be at pickup location 30 minutes prior to tour start time.

  • check-in no later than 10:45am sharp for 11am tour
  • check-in no later than 1:45pm sharp for 2pm tour

Pickup location is 414 Canal St. NOLA 70130