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St. Louis Cemetery # 1 Walking Tour provided by NOLA Ghost Riders

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St. Louis Cemetery # 1 Walking Tour

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Overview
Note: due to the current Covid-19 restrictions we are not allowed to enter St. Louis #1. We are viewing the tombs through the gates only. St. Louis Number 1 cemetery is a must see for anyone planning on a having a great New Orleans sight seeing experience. Visitors who take our tour have the opportunity to walk it's centuries old paths and visit the legendary men and women interred within its walls and tombs, including many of the characters who made our magnificent city what it is today. The Big Easy's oldest city of the dead is the perfect place to learn about the unique burial practices of a people who had no choice but to bury their dead above ground. Additional $1.00 per person due at check in. This is a fee charged by the Archdiocese for their cemetery rehabilitation fund.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    940 St Louis St
    940 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Corner Pocket
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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
    Burial site of voodoo queen Marie Laveau & other historical notables in 18th- & 19th-century vaults. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions we are not allowed to enter St. Louis #1. We are viewing the tombs through the gates only.
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  • You'll end at
    940 St Louis St
    940 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Corner Pocket
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
940 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Walking tour outside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
Exclusions
  • Additional $1.00 per person due at check in. This is a fee charged by the Archdiocese.
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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McKenna A wrote a review 4 Jan
Lancaster, Pennsylvania4 contributions
We had a walking tour with Carlo. He was a great guide. Very knowledgeable and was able to answer all of our questions. He's a fun personality as well. We visited during covid, so unfortunately we couldn't go in the cemetery which is why I'll give it 4 stars. However, it was
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Adam N wrote a review Oct 2020
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We purchased this tour after reviewing the website which ensures that they were “unaffected by the coronavirus”. Once we arrived and began the tour we learned that there would be no entrance to the cemetery, instead we walked along the sidewalk outside. I understand that the
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Date of experience: October 2020
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chesca2471 wrote a review Jul 2020
Jacksonville, Florida64 contributions12 helpful votes
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Cemetery Number 1 was closed due to Covid outbreak but we toured the Number 2 instead. It was raining but the tour went as planned with only the two of us. The tour guide was great!! She was very knowledgeable and gave us a lot of information about the Cemetery history. Will
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BarbPhillipsDMD wrote a review Mar 2020
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Milton, a former teacher with a degree in anthropology, was awesome! He was very knowledgeable and recommended books to further research the history of the city.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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gibbsmelanie1961 wrote a review Mar 2020
Central, Indiana3 contributions1 helpful vote
Misleading ad. I didn't see a tour under 25.00 a person. Guide was knowledgeable but seemed tired. Some things we passed as other yours stopped there. Difficult to get pics.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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tonyag753
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Well done Brandon!
It’s was an educational tour for sure. I’m certain I brought a good spirit home with me! Thanks Brandon!!!
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angiemC3243YX
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Awesome drunken history tour with Wendy
This tour was definitely a great idea. Wendy was awesome. She took us to some pretty cool bars and gave us a lot of
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Genelapi
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Loved it
Wendy was a great tour guide. Knowledgeable , funny and very entertaining. Loved it and would recommended it to any
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N6894ODgabrielles
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Ariadne was EXCELLENT 12/8 tour!!!
My adult son and I had an exceptional night - our tour guide, Ariadne, was knowledgeable and brought the history of
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RRJ1996
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Not so much Number One
We signed up for a cemetery tour but since the Church closed it instead of a refund we walked around learning about
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8writewords
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Dead People and Beer...
THIS was a crazy haunted super fun time! We enjoyed everything about it. The bus was comfortable and took off from
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smaggi68
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A great time on a Friday the 13th!
We had a great time with our guide Charles (11/13/20 - Friday the 13th!). He also made sure we finished the route w
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Alex M
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Tour guide made the difference
Charlie, our guide, was FANTASTIC! Not only was it just about the cemetery, he explained the neighborhoods, culture
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miss_maples
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Spooooky but WORTH IT
Brandon was our tour guide and let me just say I hope I get Brandon the next time I visit and take a tour. He was a
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Wander518800
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Walking cemetery tour
Our tour was fantastic, we loved every minute of the historical and cultural relevance to everything NOLA. Our guid
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Navigate169227
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Don’t bother
Imagine you booked a tour of the Vatican and when you showed up the guide told you the Vatican was locked and the t
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Z9983PWkellyc
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Great Experience!!
Our tour guide was Brandon. Highlight of our trip. Made the learning of New Orleans dark history fun and entertaini
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andrewpU7108IR
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The Cemetery is Closed - Don't Bother
My "poor" rating has nothing to do with Carlo the tour guide, he did a great job and was very informative and perso
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britainb2020
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Much more than a Cemetery No.1 Tour
Charles was knowledgeable and fun. My mother and I enjoyed our tour despite the fact that it wasn’t as planned. I w
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PamelaWestM
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Verify the cemetery is open...the site may not make that claim
Sadly the cemetery is closed, but that was not posted on the website. Luckily our guide Carlo did a nice job enter
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