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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.

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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.
Reviews (680)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Good tour but expected more from our guide

This was a good tour. After reading the reviews, we knew this was the tour for us. While it was interesting, our tour guide seemed very scripted and, at one point when someone asked a question, he said he would answer questions at the end...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pam C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Blooming freezing but wow what a great experience!

So we went on a great walk about trip today with Mary Lyn - she was just fab 😃- we had a great history lesson, so knowledgable such fun! It was one of the best highlights of our trip. My it was cold but it...More

1  Thank jules196350
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
One of the best tours we did!

This tour was so amazing! Paul was our guide and really made the tour. He was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the history and made it so much fun. We learned so much. Highly recommend!!!

2  Thank KellieJ675
Reviewed 1 week ago
Voodoo, Nick Cage and all the fun interesting history of Nola

We took the 3 in 1 tour to the St. Louis #1 cemetery last week. Marta, our guide was funny, friendly, full of life and very knowledgeable. Both my boyfriend and I enjoyed this tour, we learned a lot about the city and its vast...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank iamkristinc
Reviewed 1 week ago
DO NOT BRING YOUR DOG

Cemetery tour: DO NOT BRING YOUR DOG unless it's a service dog!!! Witches Brew Tours advertise "dog friendly, bring your dog", but did not clarify that your pet won't be allowed inside the cemetery. Just a note to save you some aggravation. Other than that,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Elisa S
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113donaldk
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Response from MichaelM20335 | Reviewed this property |
nope. leave your car at the hotel...
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Jenn45042
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Response from Bruce W | Reviewed this property |
Hi. If I'm not mistaken, I believe the Lafayette cemetery might be the one you're referring to. Good in its own right however.
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3 January 2019|
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Response from Claire_123 | Reviewed this property |
There was a motion passed in 2015 that meant only people part of a guided tour or those who had members of family buried there can go to No1. I'd be surprised if dogs are allowed in case they foul in the cemetery but a quick... More
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