Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans

1 hr

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This is a 1-hr tour of the St. Louis Cemetery #1 founded in 1789. It's the oldest active cemetery in New Orleans, home to over 100,000 residents within 700 tombs. You'll learn about its famous wall oven vaults, family and society tombs, and many of its colorful characters including the most visited tomb of the prominent New Orleans Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, 425 Basin St 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112-3535

At the oldest cemetery in New Orleans, you'lll be introduced to the oven vaults and its burial process. You will see erected a tribute to the contribution of African Americans in business, religion, music, and socially. You will see the most visited tomb around and that's of the famous Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. Although not dead, you'll also see the unusual and unique tomb that fits his personality and that is Nicholas Cage. You'll go by the Italian Society Tomb where a famous scene from an iconic movie was filmed, Homer Plessis, Bernard de Marigny and many more characters residing there.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
  • Professional guide
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Bottled water (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Departure Point
400 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Return Details
501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.