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New Orleans Cemetery History Tour

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Departs from 723 St Peter, New Orleans, LA 70119

Adult Ages 13-64
Child Ages 6-12
Infant Ages 0-2

Visit the Oldest Graveyard in New Orleans!

Discover the secrets buried in New Orleans’ oldest and most famous graveyard on a guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

What secrets lurk behind the great Voodoo Queen’s tomb that you have yet to learn? What mysteries lie within and around the crumbling walls of this historic cemetery? We can answer all of these questions and more on this exciting, fact-filled tour of St. Louis Cemetery #1!

You will learn:
The ironic and tragic history that shaped our culture
Unique and extraordinary architecture of the cemeteries
Unusual burial methods that are still in use today
Interesting and famous people buried in St. Louis #1
DISCOVER VOODOO: St. Louis #1 is the resting place of one of our most famous and intriguing residents – Marie Laveau.

Our cemetery tour also delves into the misunderstood practice of voodoo, exploring its West African origins and catholic influences
Fascinating tales of New Orleans’ most interesting characters

It is only possible to visit this sacred place with a licensed guide, who shares its centuries-old history and leads you to the most legendary vaults and tombs, including the alleged final resting place of voodoo queen Marie Laveau.

Learn about New Orleans’ fascinating above-ground burial practices. This is a must-do experience when visiting New Orleans!

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