My sister and I had the chance to do this tour, just the two of us, with Judy and she was awesome. So much knowledge and very funny too. Judy was a history teacher, and she also has ancestors who were a big part of...More
New Orleans’ past and present cultures merge most intriguingly in its cemeteries, so there's no better place to learn about the city's remarkable history and relive the stories of its people. This tour combines two of New Orleans' most interesting curiosities ― death and Voodoo ― into one fascinating 1.5-hour journey.
Make your own way to Toulouse Street in the French Quarter, where you'll join a guide on a haunting stroll through New Orleans’ oldest cemetery, St. Louis No. 1.
See the interesting architecture that represents New Orleans' unusual burial methods, learn about the ways in which the city's been memorialized within the graveyard's walls, and enjoy an enchanting and informative walk through the area's local history, including the many ironies and tragedies that have shaped its culture.
You'll also visit the final resting place of one of New Orleans' most intriguing residents ― Marie Laveau ― and delve into the misunderstood practice of Voodoo, exploring its West African origins and Catholic influences.
Along the way hear fascinating tales of the city's most interesting characters and see sites where mystical Voodoo rituals still take place.
Don't miss this tour with Miss Judy! She is fun, engaging, and clearly very passionate about history. She was thorough in her story telling, which was always interesting and had tons of personality. I was initially wary about the idea of a 90 minute tour...More
Ms. Judy was full of great information that laid the ground work for our tour. She was full of amazing information that she brought with her after being a history teacher for over 20 years. She will fire off a lot of facts, and knows...More
Judy was an awesome tour guide who was very knowledgeable and engaging. Being a history teacher, she had a lot of great background on all the topics and was open for questions. Would highly recommend Judy for future tours in order to get the most...More