St. Louis Cemetery No.3, New Orleans
About St. Louis Cemetery No.3, New Orleans
St. Louis Cemetery No.3, New Orleans - Address, Phone Number
Address: 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, United States
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
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The St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 is the most elaborate of the 3 cemeteries and consists of beautiful 19th century marble tombs that are its highlight. The Cemetery was built in 1854 and is the final resting place of composer Paul Sarebresole, photographer E. J. Bellocq and painter Ralston Crawford.
The cemetery has a Greek Orthodox section and the local tours arranged here, give you a peak into the history of the cemetery and burial ceremonies of New Orleans.
St. Louis Cemetery No.3 Ticket Prices
- Admission is Free.
How To reach St. Louis Cemetery No.3 by Public Transport
- By Bus: Desaix at Tensas
- By Tram: Museum of Art (around 2 kilometres away)
- By renting a Car/ Bike.
- By Taxi.
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St. Louis Cemetery No.3, New Orleans Reviews - Write a Review
Probably the best of the 3 st Louis cemeteries. Very big and open with lots of graves and mausoleums to look at. Peaceful and quiet. Definitely a must see.
One of the few cemeteries I had the chance to visit. It is relatively peaceful and easy to navigate.
Never thought that I would enjoy going to a cemetery, but i kind of enjoyed this one. With all the different types and sizes. It was almost looking for a home.
I am a cemetery nut and for sure I like all the cemetery's in Nola but of the St Louis's this one is the least interesting to me. It's small but doesn't have much in the way of statues or unusual monuments. The coolest part was the second floor of the mausoleum had a balcony that gave a nice view of the cemetery. The metal statue was also one of the few things in the cemetery that I thought was interesting. This is free to visit and felt safe here and didn't feel it was Necessary to take a tour here. there is a sign saying no driving tours but we sorta ignored that and did a quick drive by. Didn't see much to stop and see but the mausoleum balcony was worth a look .. nice view there.
Place looks great and peaceful. Plenty of memories are here.
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