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St. Louis Cemetery Tour

From US$25.00
Highlights
  • Enter St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 the only way possible—with a licensed tour
  • A guide tells you stories about the aboveground tombs and family vaults
  • Catch sight of the legendary voodoo queen, Marie Laveau’s grave
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St. Louis Cemetery Tour
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10:30am TourMost Popular
Tour departs at 10:30am
US$25.00
2:00pm Tour
The focus of this tour is the sacred space of St. Louis #1 Cemetery, located just outside the French Quarter. 501 Basin Street, inside the visitor's center near the archway between the two main rooms.
US$25.00
9am Tour
The focus of this tour is the sacred space of St. Louis #1 Cemetery, located just outside the French Quarter. 501 Basin Street, inside the visitor's center near the archway between the two main rooms.
US$25.00
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Overview
Due to new rules by the Catholic Archdiocese, trips inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 are not allowed without a licensed tour. Visit one of New Orleans oldest cemeteries with a guide who knows the history of the resting places of some of the city’s first residents. Plus, this guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery is short, so you can still fit in other activities during the day.
What to Expect
Meet for this St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 tour at the Backatown Coffee Parlour on Basin Street in New Orleans about 15 minutes before your tour time.

Once you get acquainted with your guide, set off on foot and walk one block to the cemetery. On the way over, your guide tells you about the area and how it was affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Arrive at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, and continue inside the gates. Listen to stories about some of the first people buried in the cemetery as you stroll past the aboveground tombs and family vaults. Your tour also stops at the grave site of “voodoo queen,” Marie Laveau.

Your guided tour ends outside St. Louis Cemetery.
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Reviewed yesterday
Great walking tour with Moira

It was fascinating--both informative and entertaining. Moira was our guide and she told us all kinds of crazy stuff about the city and St. Louis #1. And it was all true! It's like they say, truth is stranger than fiction. No more so in New...More

Thank Kyle R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cemetery Walking Tour

We went on the walking cemetery tour with Loretta and she was fantastic. She was very knowledgeable about New Orleans and the cemetery history. I would highly recommended taking this tour with the Two Chicks Walking Tour. It was one of the best.

3  Thank Jodi M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A must do for anyone visiting in New Orleans

The only way to be able to tour this cemetary is with a registered guide. My wife and I had Miss Loretta as our tour guide, and she was well versed in all things concerning this cemetery. She shared many historical facts with the group,...More

1  Thank Scott W
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile
Such a great tour company! Highly recommend!!

My husband and I took the St. Loius No.1 cemetery tour with Two Chicks. Mike was our tour guide and he was awesome! Our group was nice and small, so we could ask a lot of questions; all of which Mike knew the answers. At...More

1  Thank gaucho98
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile
Excellent tour!

I booked a tour with Two Chicks Walking Tours after hearing about them through the Beyond Bourbon Street podcast and we were not disappointed! Carmel (the fantastic tour guide) was witty and very knowledgeable. She made sure that we always had a shady place to...More

2  Thank Shelby F
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The tour lasted about an hour and 15 minutes at the cemetery itself.
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