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St. Louis Cemetery Infamous City of the Dead Tour

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  • Explore historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 with a guide
  • Learn the history behind the oldest graveyard in New Orleans
  • A licensed, guided tour is the only way to enter this hallowed site
St. Louis Cemetery Infamous City of the Dead Tour
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Visit the oldest and most legendary graveyard in New Orleans on a guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery No 1. The only way to enter the cemetery is with a guide who shares history and shows you the most intriguing above-ground tombs. Bonus: This tour includes a group ritual and blessing at the final resting place of Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau.
What to Expect
After connecting with your guide and group near St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 in central New Orleans, enter the gates of the city's oldest graveyard, known for its ornate yet crumbling tombs and reports of paranormal activity.

Archdiocese rules now forbid visitors to enter alone, so a licensed guided tour is the only way to explore this legendary site. Learn about the long history of the cemetery, which holds the remains of more than 100,000 people, and New Orleans’ unique above-ground burial practices from your guide.

Take pictures as your guide leads you to some of the most interesting and important family tombs, including the alleged final resting place of famed voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau. Perform a special group ritual and blessing here at America’s second-most visited grave (after that of Elvis).

The tour ends at the cemetery gates.
Reviews (199)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Randy is TERRIFIC!!!

We had an absolute BLAST with Randy as our guide, despite the colder weather! He is incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining! We recommend asking for him SPECIFICALLY!

2  Thank John M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great educational tour and entertaining guide

I read all the reviews knew this was the tour to take. Randy was a great tour guide. He is a real New Orleanian. He was incredibly knowledgeable and dynamic. It was raining when we took our tour, but that didn’t dampen Randy’s enthusiasm. He...More

1  Thank TieKing
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome tour, book with Brian

Brian was AMAZING. Very knowledgeable in the history of New Orleans and super informative tour. Kept the tour very lively with his stories and went above and beyond to make sure all questions were answered and everyone was satisfied. I listened to some of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Brian was amazing!

My boyfriend and I took the cemetery tour with Brian and loved his presentation we signed up for his 5-in-1 tour the following night. Actually, out of 10 adults on the cemetery tour, 8 of us came back the next night for his other tour....More

1  Thank CynthiaP49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian was amazing!

I picked this particular tour due to the reviews about how amazing the tour guide Brian was. He did not disappoint! Brian was hilarious and very knowledgeable. My entire group had a great time!

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Maegan F
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Elaine L
25 October 2018|
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Response from LethaoftheKnobs | Reviewed this property |
Around 2 hours.
26 September 2018|
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Response from chargerpow | Reviewed this property |
Its pretty crowded with people and the surface is uneven. If your at the back of the tour you should be able to do it though. Id check with one of the tour companies since you have to use them anyway.
lisset r
15 April 2018|
Response from h6p8gv | Reviewed this property |
2 hours but it goes by really fast and as well as seing the graveyard you also get a brief history of new Orleans as well
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