New Orleans pestilence, pandemic and plague tour
Activities

New Orleans pestilence, pandemic and plague tour

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£33.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the strange mass disease events in New Orleans history
  • Listen to inspiring tales of coping with filthy and foul conditions
  • Learn how New Orleans city recovered
What to expect

Discover the strange mass disease events in New Orleans history on this 2-hour walking tour with a local guide.

Infectious outbreaks have plagued New Orleans for centuries, and if you're a bit curious about the strange history of the city, you'll want to look no further than its relationship with disease. Your guide will take you on a historic and strange tour of the squalid conditions of mass disease that New Orleans has encountered. You'll hear inspiring tales of coping with filthy and foul conditions, and you'll uncover how epidemics such as Yellow Fever, Cholera, and more have infected the inhabitants and how the city recovered. Your guide will tell you more about odd medical practices of long ago, including how voodoo and religion played a part in trying to contain the "uncontainable." You'll walk through the French Quarter to see where it all went down.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Guided walking tour
    What's not included
    • Tips
    Where

    815 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA, USA

    Meeting point:
    Meet at the Unique NOLA Tours shop 15 minutes before starting time indicated.
    What to remember
    • The tour is available in English
    • The tour is designed to be 2 hours but can run over
    • Walking distance: about a mile
    • The tour goes on rain or shine
    • The tour does not end where it starts. You will be helped after the tour with directions to where they are going next.

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    Provider
    Unique NOLA
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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