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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 Tours and Tickets

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The St. Louis Cemetery consists of three cemeteries, and St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is New Orleans’ oldest and most famous resting place. On the National Register of Historic Places, the Roman Catholic cemetery was established in 1789, and most of the graves and vaults are above ground.

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1300 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
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New Orleans City Tour: Katrina, Garden District, French Quarter & Cemetery

New Orleans City Tour: Katrina, Garden District, French Quarter & Cemetery

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Gaze at the spectacular sights of New Orleans from the comfort of a luxury coach on an unforgettable 3-hour city tour. With a professional guide, cruise past historical highlights like the French Quarter and the Garden District while listening to illuminating commentary. See the the lakefront area and the 17th street canal where the canal bank was breached by hurricane Katrina, and delve into the city’s rich history as you take a tour of the best museums in New Orleans. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your hotel in Downtown New Orleans on this informative tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans History of Voodoo and Cemetery Tour

New Orleans History of Voodoo and Cemetery Tour

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Discover traditions of voodoo in New Orleans with this cemetery walking tour. Explore the French Quarter and visit a Voodoo museum to learn about its history. Go inside the gates of St. Louis Cemetery No.1, home to the tomb of voodoo queen Marie Laveau. See the above ground tombs and learn about how these “Cities of the Dead” came to be in New Orleans.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour

New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour

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Relax and absorb the rich history of New Orleans from your window seat aboard our air-conditioned buses. This 2.5-hour, small-group tour will pick you up at your hotel and visit many of the most historic neighborhoods including Treme, The French Quarter, The Warehouse and Garden Districts, Faubourg St John and Marigny. Stop in one of the world-famous St Louis cemeteries for a sobering and spooky sidebar and escape the group for some solo adventuring before you return to the bus.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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New Orleans Voodoo and Cemetery Tour

New Orleans Voodoo and Cemetery Tour

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Discover the 18th-century origins of Voodoo in New Orleans on a walking tour with a local historian as your guide. Meander on foot through the French Quarter to Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1, the city’s oldest extant cemetery. Visit the grave of the notorious Marie Paris Laveau, known as the ‘Voodoo Queen,’ then see Catholic churches and stop by a Voodoo shop and museum.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour

New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour

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Maximize time in New Orleans with a sightseeing bus tour. Explore beyond the beauty of the French Quarter to see other neighborhoods including the Garden District, Treme, and the 9th Ward. Learn about city culture and history as you travel along Frenchmen Street, Esplanade Avenue, and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans French Quarter, Voodoo, Cemetery Tour or Cemetery Insiders Tour

New Orleans French Quarter, Voodoo, Cemetery Tour or Cemetery Insiders Tour

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Rich history and voodoo legends make New Orleans one of the most fascinating places to visit, but if you see the sights alone, you could miss out on some of the key details that bring this vibrant city to life. Choose from two options - the voodoo walking tour takes you through the city during daylight hours—perfect for those who don’t want to get too scared, but still want a look into the city’s mysterious past. The BYOB Cemetery Insiders option allows you to journey through three of New Orleans’ hallowed historical cemeteries. Bring your favorite beverage and learn of the city's burial customs and traditions. While you pass through the aisles of tombs, you'll hear stories like one of thousands buried in the graveyard behind the Katrina Memorial. No matter which option you choose, you will leave you with feelings of trepidation and excitement, as well as an appreciation of New Orleans' incredible history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cemetery and Ghost BYOB Bus Tour in New Orleans

Cemetery and Ghost BYOB Bus Tour in New Orleans

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Explore New Orleans’ "Cities of the Dead: on the only ghost tour offering cemetery access after dark. While most haunted history tours stay in the bustling French Quarter, this one takes you into the silent, shadowy realms of some of the city’s oldest and most haunted graveyards. Hear chilling tales of paranormal activity while exploring the curious above-ground burial practices of these famous final resting places.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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One Hour Saint Louis Cemetery Number One Walking Tour
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One Hour Saint Louis Cemetery Number One Walking Tour

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Discover the historic crypts and monuments at New Orleans’ Saint Louis Cemetery #1 on a guided walking tour. While guests aren't allowed inside the cemetery at this time, you'll still hear stories about the city’s most colorful characters and luminaries from outside the gates and have options for photo shoots. Pay your respects to Marie Laveau, known as New Orleans’ ‘Voodoo Queen,’ see the tombs of the city’s greatest families and visit sections devoted to Louisiana’s different Christian denominations. Learn about New Orleans’ history and culture as you explore the city’s oldest cemetery.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

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Exploring New Orleans in the evening can seem like an intimidating quest on your own, but this ghost, voodoo, and vampire walking tour takes you to the city’s most eerie sites at night in the safety of a group with a knowledgeable guide. Stop by top attractions such as the LaLaurie Mansion and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, all while listening to your guide’s detailed stories of the paranormal and beyond.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience, journeying back in time to when cotton was king and New Orleans was a budding port town that dazzled visitors with its colorful Creole culture. Board the historic riverboat for a morning or afternoon float down the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, enjoy live music, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion offers an optional tableside lunch (additional expense).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

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The Steamboat Natchez is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic experience of New Orleans at night on this romantic riverboat cruise! Journey through time on a paddle-wheel boat ride along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, cozy up with family and friends, and delight in the sparkle of the urban shoreline at dusk. This excursion includes a Creole‐inspired dinner (if option selected) and live jazz music.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whitney Plantation Tour
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Whitney Plantation Tour

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Visit the Whitney Plantation Museum, a former indigo and sugar plantation on the River Road now dedicated to promoting an understanding of slavery in Louisiana. Learn about the realities of plantation life through museum exhibits and recorded narratives as you explore the restored structures and historical slave cabins. Download the Whitney Plantation app for the self-guided tour of Whitney Plantation Museum.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

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Step back in time on this historic walking tour of New Orleans’ Garden District with an experienced guide. Learn about life and death in the city and its unique above-ground crypts and gravesites. Walk shady avenues lined with antebellum homes, and hear how a small riverside settlement grew into a lavish, wealthy city. See a wide range of architectural styles in the elegant Garden District neighborhood then get local tips on the city’s best places to enjoy New Orleans' finest music, food, and drink.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour

New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour

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Witness the extravagant and spiritual sides of New Orleans this 3‐hour city and cemetery sightseeing bus and walking tour. See culturally infused architecture in the French Quarter, stunning mansions in the Garden District, and the famous Lake Pontchartrain Causeway en route to St Louis Cemetery No 3. There, meander through a maze of haunting mausoleums including that of Marie Laveau, the city’s most revered voodoo priestess.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options

New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options

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Travel through the bayou on this three-hour New Orleans city tour with optional swap adventure. Journey with your professional guide in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus as you learn about the history, culture and highlights of southern Creoles. You'll see major city highlights, plus areas affected by Hurricane Katrina and have the opportunity to add an optional swamp tour to this already comprehensive trip.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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New Orleans History and Sights Small-Group Bike Tour

New Orleans History and Sights Small-Group Bike Tour

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Avoid hours of walking between landmarks on an active and convenient bike tour through the heart of New Orleans. In addition to navigating for you, your guide provides little–known facts and anecdotes about the city’s must-see landmarks, from the Mississippi River to Congo Square. Bottled water and a small group size ensure a comfortable tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Treme and Storyville Tour

Treme and Storyville Tour

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Travel back in time to the origins of New Orleans with an accomplished and engaged guide on this small-group walking tour of two historic New Orleans areas: Tremé, arguably the oldest African-American neighborhood in the United States, and Storyville, the historic Red Light District. Learn about Civil Rights history, gatherings of enslaved people, above-ground burial, and so much more, finishing with an optional visit to the Backstreet Cultural Museum.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Henley's Private Tours - Best Luxury Private City Tour in New Orleans

Henley's Private Tours - Best Luxury Private City Tour in New Orleans

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There's so much more to New Orleans beyond the French Quarter, so get to know the “real” city on a private tour led by a born-and-bred local. Traveling in a private vehicle, explore all the major neighborhoods, from Garden District mansions and cemeteries to sprawling City Park, the bustling port, and Lake Ponchartrain. Avoid the crowds and tourist traps, learning about 300 years of New Orleans history along the way.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Esplanade Ridge: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

New Orleans Esplanade Ridge: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Explore the Creole Garden District on Esplanade Avenue at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. Beginning at Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast, a one-time antebellum plantation house in the heart of the Faubourg St. John, you'll stroll down the beautiful central avenue of the city’s Creole Garden District, while discovering enticing stories of a neighborhood built by and for French Creoles in response to the encroaching Americanism that followed the 1803’s Louisiana Purchase. The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. Using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore the lush and historical sites that this New Orleans faubourg has to offer – this is the tour for you!  
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Cemetery and Voodoo Guided Tour in New Orleans

Cemetery and Voodoo Guided Tour in New Orleans

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Join New Orleans' best guides for the St. Louis cemetery and voodoo tour. Until further notice, these two cemeteries are closed but we do the entire tour from the gates where you can see everything we cover. Stroll through the past and present of this fascinating city in St. Louis Cemetery with Robert Florence, author of “New Orleans Cemeteries” and “City of the Dead” and New Orleans’ top-rated guides. Aboveground burial and remarkable architecture create an unforgettable experience. From chess champion Paul Morphy to civil rights pioneer Homer Plessy, from New Orleans first African American mayor to the family tomb of French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas, hear the inspiring stories of legendary New Orleanians in St. Louis Cemetery number one. Learn what this burial ground means to the living, such as actor Nicolas Cage and his pyramid, along with the New Orleans Musicians Tomb, who provides free burial for musicians.
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  • 2 hours
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New Orleans City and Cemetery 2-Hour Bus Tour

New Orleans City and Cemetery 2-Hour Bus Tour

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Step aboard an air-conditioned bus to escape the heat for a comfortable, comprehensive tour of New Orleans. This whirlwind tour hits all the most important sights—the French Quarter, the Garden District, Treme, the 9th Ward, and others—in a single day. You'll have the benefit of in-depth commentary as you travel and the chance to ask questions.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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See the best of New Orleans by land and water on this combo city tour and riverboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi! The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi, enjoying traditional live jazz, craft cocktails and all the beautiful New Orleans sites. On your city tour, enjoy a guided coach trip through the French Quarter, Garden District, and Jackson Square, where you’ll witness the city’s cultural history and diverse colonial heritage.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Dead of Night Ghosts and Haunts Bus Tour

Dead of Night Ghosts and Haunts Bus Tour

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Embark on a spooky adventure through New Orleans on this bus tour. Visit some of the city’s most haunted locations and listen to tales of tragedy, trauma, and mystery from your guide. The locations are brimming with paranormal activity, so bring your camera and try to catch some ghouls as you roam the sites.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Creole Odyssey Small-Group Bike Tour

New Orleans Creole Odyssey Small-Group Bike Tour

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Take a two-wheeled ride through the raucous history and heritage of New Orleans on a bike tour that takes you from the lively streets of the French Quarter to the swampy bayous at the edge of the town. Learn about the city's founding as you follow a flat and leisurely route down oak-lined avenues, through leafy parks, and past creepy cemeteries to reach Bayou St. John. It's a great way to get off the tourist track and see the diverse neighborhoods of the Big Easy.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 costs USD 5.99. Guided St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 tours start around USD 5.99 per person.
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