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Cemetery Walking Tour in New Orleans

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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
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1pm Cemetery Tour
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 1pm; Available Monday through Saturday
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10am Cemetery Tour
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 10am; Available Sunday
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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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Reviews (107)
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Reviewed yesterday
Informative

This tour was very interesting. The Cemetery is beautiful and our guide, Angela, was knowledgeable and very entertaining. I highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donna p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Cemetery For Two

Great tour. Our guide (Paul) was excellent! In depth knowledge of the city's combined history. His sense of humor made the tour even more exciting.

Thank Monet C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome tour

We had Justin as our guide and he was awesome. He was so knowledgeable about the history of the cemetery. His personality was great and he was also very comical. I would highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darrell Margare... A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent Tour

We had Dylan for a St. Louis #1 tour. He was fantastic; very funny and knowledgeable about New Orleans History. One thing I appreciated about both tours I took with FQ Phantoms (also did a FQ Ghosts & Vampires tour) was the guides' cultural sensitivity,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Awesome St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour

Such an interesting tour! Our guide, Angela, was fantastic. She was knowledgeable, funny, and so nice! She did a great job of giving some of the backstory and history before we actually made it into the cemetery. She also made sure that those who were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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