St. Louis Cemetery Number 1 Small-Group Walking Tour - New Orleans

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 45 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Conti Street and North Rampart
  • Return Details :
    Concludes at St. Louis Cemetery #1
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This 45-minute introductory tour of 10 or less takes you through New Orleans oldest above ground cemetery, St. Louis Cemetery #1. No longer open to the public due to vandalism, you are now required to have a guide. Through expert storytelling your guide brings the colorful history of one of America's most unique cities to life. Marvel at the beauty of the 200+ year old city of the dead. Learn how thousands upon thousands of people were buried within one city block. Learn about Voodoo and jazz music and the contributions of free people of color. This brief tour is something you will never forget.

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • All entrance fees included
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour

Know More about this tour

Meet-up with your guide in morning or afternoon near Conti Street and North Rampart, just outside the French quarter, and begin with a brief introduction about the cemetery and history of New Orleans. Take a leisurely stroll through the cemetery while your guide describes burial practices, and points out the tombs of Marie Laveau, Homer Plesssy, and Nicolas Cage and weaves interesting stories about the history of the city as you comb through the city of the dead. Cold water may be purchased near the door of the cemetery.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Guide

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Water

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 10 people per booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Cold water may be purchased at the entrance