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Cemetery Walking Tour in New Orleans

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  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Cemetery Walking Tour in New Orleans
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11am Cemetery TourMost Popular
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 11am; Available Monday through Saturday
US$20.00
1pm Cemetery Tour
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 1pm; Available Monday through Saturday
US$20.00
10am Cemetery Tour
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 10am; Available Sunday
US$20.00
Overview
They say the freaks come out at night, but so will your small group, led by a master storyteller. The destination? New Orleans' oldest active cemetery: St Louis. Founded in 1789 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, St Louis Cemetery is the final resting place of infamous and famous characters such as Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, slave holder Delphine LaLaurie, and the pirate-smuggler-architect Barthelemy Lafon. 
What to Expect
St Louis #1 Cemetery is the oldest active New Orleans cemetery and the most haunted cemetery in Louisiana. In one city block, you’ll 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.
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1 - 5 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miss Malika is the boss!

Miss Malika was our tour guide for the cemetery tour. She was so knowledgeable, entertaining, engaging, and interesting to listen to! I brought my 18 year old son and he loved the tour as well. 5 Stars for Miss Malika and French Quarter Phantoms!

Thank embryantii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing!

This Cemetery tour was perfect. Our guide Lena was funny, knowledgeable, kind, and overall a really great person to tour with, especially in that heat! I'd recommend this to anyone looking to tour the cemetery and gain a lot of knowledge about the city itself.

2  Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
a must do

We went on the early St Louis #1 Cemetery tour with Miss Angela. She was AWESOME!! She told great stories in a clear and loud voice so that all could hear and understand everything. There were a ton of people for our tour time so...More

1  Thank kim h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Storytelling on fleek!!

I am so glad that I took the St. Louis Cemetery #1 tour with Malika. She was warm and extremely knowledgeable. Her storytelling style was captivating and with a touch of humor! Her delivery is pitch-perfect, almost felt like travelling back in time. And the...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 10 July 2018
St. Louis #1 with Dartanya

We opted for a walking tour at 11:00 AM on the 4th of July! Even with the heat, this was the highlight of our entire trip to NOLA. Dartanya was informative and entertaining, extremely patient with the young ones in the group, checked in to...More

Thank Ashley C
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7 August 2018|
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Response from Matthew P | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours, including the tour meet up, the walk to the cemetery, a short bathroom break, and the cemetery tour itself.
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