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Lake Lawn Metairie

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
+1 504-486-6331
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This final resting place is home to some exotic tombs, such as a pyramid-and-Sphinx mausoleum.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“weeping angel” (73 reviews)
“above ground” (97 reviews)
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5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cemetery is beautiful and just amazing. It do not give off that sad vibe place to be. It gives a peacefully garden vibe feeling with amazing architectural tombs. It is well maintained and the tombs are fabulous.

Thank 352MD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taking a city tour and this was one of the stops. It was very interesting to see the architecture. Our tour guide pointed several crypts of famous people buried there including the wife that had her husband removed from his memorial after she...More

Thank Rhino2525
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I'm a cemetery fan and have seen cemeteries around the world. This one is unique in many ways. It is quite spectacular, large, well maintained and grand. Truly beautiful, there are both indoor and outdoor grave sites. Very rich in history, with tombstones that looked...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a truly beautiful—and HUGE— cemetery. We spent a good two hours walking around and I’m sure we didn’t even see everything it has to offer. There are numerous buildings around the property, with both indoor and outdoor grave sites. We stopped by on...More

Thank kbandy09
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited the cemetery during the Halloween season and it made our vacation that much more enjoyable and spooky. It did get hot later in the day so be sure to wear cool clothing.

Thank Bailey B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

there are many above ground cemeteries to visit in this city. this one is especially well kept and pleasant to visit. the rows of monuments, mausoleums and crypts form avenues which then gives the appearance of a small city. take the time to walk about...More

Thank worldexplorer53
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Every single grave at this cemetery is absolutely gorgeous. My friend and I had a blast just driving through and looking at all of them. Would highly recommend visiting this cemetery!

Thank gracengoats
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Viewing the old graves tells a story dating back to slavery. Good place to spend time away from Bourbon ST for family's wanting history

Thank judithw886
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Above ground burial is fairly unique. The crypts display significant cultural heritage. Take the time to walk around and read the inscriptions and marvel at the statues. Please be respectful and try to appreciate the culture and history of the era and not bring today's...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Bus tour to the cemetary and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. We took pictures and saw amazing stones.

Thank Diana R
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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19 March 2017|
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Response from Antonio R | Reviewed this property |
walk through...
6 February 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
It's open to the public. You can get a map at the office that shows important graves. It is something to see
Amy M
4 January 2017|
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Response from skaszab2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. May I suggest you do a web search. I am sure your answers will be there.