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The Infamous City of the Dead Cemetery Tour

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Highlights
  • Explore historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 with a guide
  • Learn the history behind the oldest graveyard in New Orleans
  • A licensed, guided tour is the only way to enter this hallowed site
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The Infamous City of the Dead Cemetery Tour
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10am
Tour departs at 10am.
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1pm
Tour departs at 1pm.
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Overview
Visit the oldest and most legendary graveyard in New Orleans on a guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery No 1. The only way to enter the cemetery is with a guide who shares history and shows you the most intriguing above-ground tombs. Bonus: This tour includes a group ritual and blessing at the final resting place of Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau.
What to Expect
After connecting with your guide and group near St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 in central New Orleans, enter the gates of the city's oldest graveyard, known for its ornate yet crumbling tombs and reports of paranormal activity.

Archdiocese rules now forbid visitors to enter alone, so a licensed guided tour is the only way to explore this legendary site. Learn about the long history of the cemetery, which holds the remains of more than 100,000 people, and New Orleans’ unique above-ground burial practices from your guide.

Take pictures as your guide leads you to some of the most interesting and important family tombs, including the alleged final resting place of famed voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau. Perform a special group ritual and blessing here at America’s second-most visited grave (after that of Elvis).

The tour ends at the cemetery gates.
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Reviewed yesterday
So much history!

Our tour was a cemetery tour but we go so much information and background on New Orleans. We got ghostly gossip, and humor, and a lot of really fun and interesting facts on this tour. Randy was our tour guide and he was so fantastic!...More

1  Thank motley2thebone
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Cemetery Tour

We just took a FANTASTIC cemetery tour with Randy! He is an expert storyteller, sharing facts and lore about New Orleans and the people who once lived (and died) here. This is one tour that shouldn’t be missed!

1  Thank BHit
Reviewed 3 days ago
Best tour for your money!

Our tour guide, Brie (as in the cheese but she's not cheesy!) was amazing. She's a New Orleans native that gives you a locals perspective during the tour. The tour includes more than just the cemetery; Brie discussed the history of the French Quarter, the...More

1  Thank saratetreault
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Great tour

We had Brie as our guide. She was great. We enjoyed the whole tour especially the cemetery. There is a much needed break for restrooms and cool air before entering the cemetery.

1  Thank boonesp
Reviewed 6 days ago
So much more than just a Cemetery Tour!

I was expecting a detailed tour of the cemetery (which I totally received), but Brie gave us so much more! She presented the history of NOLA is a fun and entertaining way along our walk to the cemetery. I learned so much new information, and...More

2  Thank Lori C
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2 hours but it goes by really fast and as well as seing the graveyard you also get a brief history of new Orleans as well
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