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New Orleans: Walking Tour Inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1219 Reviews
Discover where New Orleans' most famous figures like the Voodoo Queen Mariel Laveau have been laid to rest on a guided walking tour inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.
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- Venture into St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 which is closed to the general public
- Stop by the tomb of the legendary figure Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen
- Discover the pyramid-shaped tomb that the actor Nicolas Cage has erected
- Learn New Orleans' unique burial customs and hear the history of the cementary
- Listen to facinating stories about notable figures from the New Orleans' past
DescriptionUncover the history of one of America's oldest and most famous cemeteries that is not open to the general public on this walking tour of the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 cemetery. View interesting burial customs and stroll past facinating above ground tombs. Check in and meet your guide at the Basin St. Station Visitor Center where you can find an array of exhibits about New Orleans, an interactive map of the Hurricane Katrina floodwaters, a café, restrooms, and a gift shop. Get your tour stickers and depart on time for your adventure into the macabre. Head to the the front gates of the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and listen as you guide takes you back in time with the story of the cemetery. Make your way through New Orleans' most famous tombs and hear about the city's unique burial customs. Get up close to the elaborate above-ground crypts and below-ground sites. Meander among the and find out about the storied pasts of those residing here, including Voodoo Queen Mariel Laveau, the former mayor Homer Plessy and other notable figures from the city's history.
IncludesWalking tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 Guide
- The cemetery is closed to the general public and it is only for our authorized tours