Cemetery Walking Tour In New Orleans

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Overview

Founded in 1789 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, St. Louis #1 is New Orleans oldest active City of the Dead. Ornate, crumbling, and entrancing, St. Louis #1 is eerily beautiful even in the daytime. This New Orleans cemetery is the final resting place of the notorious Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau as well as many other colorful New Orleanians. Venture inside the vault lined walls of this historic New Orleans cemetery with your Master Storyteller and visit the New Orleans Musicians Tomb and the future tomb of Nicholas Cage.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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St Louis #1 Cemetery is the oldest active New Orleans cemetery and the most haunted cemetery in Louisiana. In one city block, youll find over 700 tombs, and over 100,000 dead. Join us on this fun, daytime cemetery walking tour and enjoy the history behind the unique burial customs that make this possible.
Founded in 1789 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, St. Louis #1 is New Orleans oldest active City of the Dead. Ornate, crumbling, and entrancing, St. Louis #1 is eerily beautiful even in the daytime. This New Orleans cemetery is the final resting place of the notorious Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, as well as many other colorful New Orleanians. Venture inside the vault lined walls of this historic New Orleans cemetery with your master storyteller and visit the New Orleans Musicians Tomb and the future tomb of Nicholas Cage.
New Orleans cemeteries are only available to you as part of an approved tour group. The public is not allowed access to St Louis #1 Cemetery unless accompanied by an Archdiocese approved tour guide.

Inclusions for Cemetery Walking Tour In New Orleans

  • Professional guide

Exclusions for Cemetery Walking Tour In New Orleans

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

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Be ready to have fun and please wear comfortable shoes. You may bring your camera. No Videotaping please. All tours run rain or shine.

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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  • Great tour! Our tour guide, Luke, was very entertaining and full of fun and interesting facts. We would recommend this to anyone visiting New Orleans who might be interested in one of the many tours offered.
    Jamie and Teresa Walker
    Chicagoland

  • Lydia, was our tour guide and she was great. She brought us into LaFayette cemetery 1 and had some much information to share. A fascinating place! A total photo op for you photographers out there!

  • I had actually been on the tour before, but I had bought it again so my husband could go. He seemed to thoroughly enjoy the commentary and I even learned some new things!

  • This tour was great. Learned a lot about New Orleans history.

  • I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. According New city regulations, visitors may only visit with a guide.
    Very knowledgeable guide and interesting trivia.
    Was a bit too long for me, but definitely worthwhile.

  • The history of the cemetery was very informative, and our guide was very gracious. She took time to explain things and gave us time to explore the different tombs that are present in the Cemetery.

  • Loved it!!

  • I really love this city and enjoyed the cemetery tour again! The guide was great and we had an amazing time.

  • What a great tour! Our guide Lenna was very knowledgeable and so funny. We came from Pittsburgh but toured with our friends from NOLA. They too learned a lot and are now recommending that their friend take this tour. Thank you for a great tour. We can and #39;t wait to come back!

  • The tour was very informative and it was great to see this aspect of the city. You have to take a tour in order to see this cemetery and we were really glad we did. My mother-in-law wanted to take this tour and she throughly enjoyed it. She was raised in New Orleans but had never done a cemetery tour. Our tour guide was funny and knowledgeable!

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