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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 yesterday via mobile
Best tour ever!

Our guide was Mary Lynn, she was so knowledgeable about everything! New Orleans is so full of history. It was one of the best tours I've had. Seeing and hearing about all New Orleans history made me love the city and it's people more! It...More

1  Thank NorthStar602872
Reviewed 2 days ago
Best of three tours we took. Paul was exceptional.

Very informative and fascinating tour. Paul's compassionate perspective on the human experience was refreshing and uplifting.

1  Thank thecwill5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Absolutely fabulous! Stormy was the greatest!

Great time! Stormy shared his vast knowledge and great information. Fast enough paced to not be bored but asks for Any questions. More than worth the money!!!

Thank Passenger179935
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great tour!

We had booked this tour prior to getting to the USA, so we didn't know what to expect. Our tour guide Trevor, was very knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter, which only increased our enjoyment of this tour. Even on a roasting hot day,...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
The 3 in 1

Paul was a fantastic guide. Definitely knows his history and kept it entertaining and knowledgeable the entire time we walked with him. Great experience and will come again to hopefully hear his facts and jokes one more time

2  Thank Maxwell P
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Nope, I really didnt enjoy this tour at all. Look for a better more informed one.
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