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New Orleans' City of the Dead Cemetery No. 1 Tour

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Highlights
  • Explore one of New Orleans' busiest areas without worrying about getting lost 
  • Safely go to a voodoo ritual shop with a guide who’s familiar with the religion
  • Quickly find Marie Laveau’s grave from thousands of headstones 
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New Orleans' City of the Dead Cemetery No. 1 Tour
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Overview
New Orleans can be an intimidating place to tackle on your own, especially when you’re interested in the city’s deep voodoo roots. This tour makes it easy by guaranteeing a spot on a guided tour that not only dives deep into the Big Easy’s voodoo culture, but also quickly takes you to famous graves at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.
What to Expect
Your tour meets at the corner of Royal and Conti Streets in New Orleans' French Quarter, where your guide first shows you some of the well-known architecture of the area, such as the Creole townhouses and shotgun homes.

As you go, your guide shares stories about the city’s rich voodoo history and famous practitioners of the religion such as Marie Laveau. Your guide takes you to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, one of the city’s oldest cemeteries, which opened in 1789. At the cemetery, see the famous tomb of Laveau, as well as other former voodoo masters. It's often difficult to view the city's cemeteries without a guide, and this tour ensures you'll not only be able to enter quickly, but also find the most interesting tombs.

Before your tour ends, see more crypts and mausoleums in the cemetery, pop into a voodoo ritual shop, and stop by Congo Square.

Your tour ends in the French Quarter near Jackson Square, and your guide can provide directions back to the starting point or your hotel or recommendations for what to do next.
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Reviewed today via mobile
Great Day Time Tour

We did the day time tour and Graham our tour guide did an amazing job. Knowledgeable and paced the tour accordingly. Learned some interesting facts about the history of voodoo and as well as the city of NO. Barely scratched the surface but good enough...More

Thank j3prOx
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Amazing Tour

I did the day time tour with Micheal Bill as our guide. He was amazing. He was very informative about all the sites he showed us all while making the experience a lot of fun! Highly reccomend it! Can't wait to come back and do...More

1  Thank Haley R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Fed-ex guide

Perhaps the weather had a part in our not enjoying the tour (it was raining buckets for the first half), but additionally the guide had an accent and spoke very fast making it difficult to understand. Even if conditions had been better, still don’t think...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent tour guide

Graham was my tour guide and he was outstanding. He provided a detailed and engaging review of New Orleans' history, gave a great tour of the cemetery, and ended with a half-hour talk on Marie Laveau. It was a very hot and rainy day, and...More

2  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great intro to NOLA architecture and bural customs

Graham our guide had a good deal of knowledge and was able to answer all questions posed to him . I would recomend the tour 100%! We learnt a lot about the city, it’s history Thank you

Thank laura s
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Kathy S
14 August 2018|
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Response from Ashley C | Reviewed this property |
Nope, I really didnt enjoy this tour at all. Look for a better more informed one.
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Melanie S
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Response from k9draco10 | Reviewed this property |
It was about 2 hours. Not a physical tour. You walk about 5 miles. There are frequent stops where the tour guide gives you information about the location you have stopped. Just make sure to bring water. If you don’t have... More
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Krystle P
19 July 2018|
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Response from mcurcio2016 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t do the Voodoo tour, only cemetery tour. I heard it’s more about myths and legends and the cemetery was more about the history of the city and great stories of the past. Whichever tour you do it will be great. Enjoy.
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