Cemetery And Voodoo Tour - New Orleans

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Stroll through the past and present of this fascinating city viewed through St. Louis Cemetery #1 (established 1789) with Robert Florence, author of New orleans Cemeteries and City of the Dead, and New Orleans' top-rated guides. This burial ground reveals New Orleans history more vividly than any other historic site. Aboveground burial and picturesque decay combine with awesome architectural features for an unforgettable experience.


  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

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From chess championPaul Morphyto civil rights pioneerHomer Plessy, and from the tombs of French Impressionist Edgar Degas family and actor Nicolas Cage to the New Orleans Musicians Tomb, hear the humorous, tragic and inspiring stories of numerous legendary New Orleanians and see many compelling burial locations, such as the notorious Easy Rider film site and the tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.

Using Marie Laveau's tomb as a point of departure, venture into the mysteries of Voodoo, exploring the realities and myths of this curious phenomenon. Learn about its ancient West African religious basis and the crossovers it made with Roman Catholicism in slave-holding colonies, and hear about what current practitioners are doing.

Inclusions for Cemetery And Voodoo Tour

  • Walking tour
  • Local guide

Exclusions for Cemetery And Voodoo Tour

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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4 Traveler Reviews

  • Tour was very interesting but did not realize we would have to walk a good distance to get there. I think it would be better to meet at the front of the cemetery to start the tour.

  • Interesting tour through the St. Louis cemetery. Our guide Diane was very knowledgeable regarding burial practices and voodoo as practiced in New Orleans. There is not much shade in the cemetery so I suggest the morning tour before the sun is blazing in the afternoon. During this tour we also had a chance to walk through Louis Armstrong park. The tour ended at Marie Laveau's house.

  • Ina was a very good tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and personable. I particularly liked that the tour was historical and not theatrical. She made sure that the group was not standing around in the sun on this hot day when she was able. My only criticism is of the booking agency Viator. We booked and paid for out tickets online and she spent 10 minutes attempting to verify this while everyone stood around and waited. Even though I had all the information on my phone she couldn't verify it on her end. Overall I would say it was a good experience.

  • It was very informative and fun. The information given was not so overwhelming and was very interesting. It was the right amount of walking through the French Quarter to the cemetery.

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