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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.
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.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
GREAT TOUR!

Went on the tour last week with Paul. He was so great- funny and personable. He is a retired history teacher and I wish I would have had someone so engaging when I was in school. He had so much knowledge about the town. You...More

Thank J E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Ask for Fred

We had an amazing tour guide called Fred. He was super knowledgable and kept us moving at a good pace! He was helpful, attentive and so funny! His passion for the city shone through and even his interaction with other locals was a delight to...More

Thank AprilRose1991
Reviewed 4 days ago
Skip, not worth the cost

I went on a tour with Paul as our guide. I had done two other free walking tours in the French Quarter and thought I knew what to expect. I was sorely disappointed by the tour. Paul rambled and did not share a lot of...More

Thank LuckyInTravel
Reviewed 4 days ago
City tour and cemetary

Lots of walking and bring water! We took the early tour but it was still super muggy and hot so bring plenty of water. Guide was very informative and I really appreciated getting to hear/see city sights along the way. We stopped for water and...More

1  Thank Tara C
Reviewed 6 days ago
OK for the discounted price

This review is based on my experience from the last time I was in NOLA--28 years ago. Back then, the National Park Service conducted the cemetery tours, so they were very informative and information was very fact based. Our tour group started out with 29...More

Thank whjsa
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Response from KristenLouise65 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't with the tour but I did on my own. It was near Preservation Hall. Small but very cool. There's also a voodoo museum located at 724 Dumaine St. It costs $5 to get in. It's very tiny but you will learn a lot! I also... More
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Absolutely! The experience would be great for them - loads of cool information.
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