St Louis Cemetery Tour - New Orleans
OverviewThis is the cemetery you've been told about. Explore the oldest extant cemetery in New Orleans, famous for being the final resting place of Marie Laveaux and scenes from the cult classic Easy Rider. AHS fans are usually delighted to learn this. It's commonly stated that Marie Laveaux's grave is one of the most visited grave sites in America. We'll discuss wall vaults, family tombs and society tombs. This sacred space requires reverence and it's with specific permission from the Archdiocese that guests with our company are admitted. How the dead are treated says a lot about who you are as a people. Learn about our culture.
- Small group ensures personal service
- Choice of morning or afternoon departure
- Get inside tips from a local
- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
- Treat a loved one on a special occasion
Know More about this tourMeet your guide outside a local cafe located 1 block from the cemetery. There you'll be able to wait in comfort and obtain a pre-tour snack. Food and beverage aren't allowed in cemetery, so please allow enough time to finish.
Your guide will provide some general area history as you make your way to the gates of the cemetery.
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, the oldest extant cemetery in the city, is a sacred space as well as a popular site for visitors. While photographs are allowed, no videotaping is permitted.
Catholicism is an integral part of the conversation. Several faiths reveal themselves as an element of the cemetery's history. Multiple cultures are celebrated and remembered as we linger. Wall vaults, family tombs, society tombs, building materials, and funeral dirges are discussed. This tour is designed to provide an experience for those seeking a small group experience of St. Louis No. 1 with a warm, professional guide.
How the dead are treated says a lot about who we are as a people, making this an interesting exploration of New Orleans culture.
Inclusions for St Louis Cemetery Tour
- Entrance fees
- Professional guide
- Small-group tour
- Walking tour
Exclusions for St Louis Cemetery Tour
- Gratuities (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.