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New Orleans Cemetery and Voodoo Tour

New Orleans, United States

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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Walk through New Orleans heritage on a 2-hour tour of the Saint Louis Cemetery #1 with a local historian and author. Explore above-ground crypts and monuments in a lush, picturesque setting, get an insider's perspective on the cemetery’s most famous ‘residents.’ Pay your respects to Louisiana’s ‘Queen of Voodoo’ at Marie Laveau’s tomb then learn about the religion’s origins and modern-day practitioners. Visit the graves of beloved locals as you hear their humorous, tragic and inspiring stories, and see the cemetery’s film sites and landmarks.
  • 2-hour walking tour of Saint Louis Cemetery #1
  • Visit a historic place with a historian and writer
  • Hear stories about New Orleans' traditions
  • Learn about Voodoo's past and present
  • Unique way to explore the city
Local guide
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Cafe Beignet, Royal Street, 334 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • OPERATED BY Historic New Orleans Tours

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What is the maximum group size during New Orleans Cemetery and Voodoo Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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The tour guides very informative stories
, Jan 2020
We really enjoyed our cemetery and voodoo tour. I recommend this tour for anyone that doesn't have a hard time walking. Our tour guide was great I could listen to him talk all day if I could.
Tour was very interesting but did...
, Dec 2016
Tour was very interesting but did not realize we would have to walk a good distance to get there. I think it would be better to meet at the front of the cemetery to start the tour.
Interesting tour through the St...
John M
, Oct 2016
Interesting tour through the St. Louis cemetery. Our guide Diane was very knowledgeable regarding burial practices and voodoo as practiced in New Orleans. There is not much shade in the cemetery so I suggest the morning tour before the sun is blazing in the afternoon. During this tour we also had a chance to walk through Louis Armstrong park. The tour ended at Marie Laveau's house.
Ina was a very good tour guide. She...
Helene T
, Jun 2016
Ina was a very good tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and personable. I particularly liked that the tour was historical and not theatrical. She made sure that the group was not standing around in the sun on this hot day when she was able. My only criticism is of the booking agency Viator. We booked and paid for out tickets online and she spent 10 minutes attempting to verify this while everyone stood around and waited. Even though I had all the information on my phone she couldn't verify it on her end. Overall I would say it was a good experience.
It was very informative and fun. The...
Christine C
, Feb 2016
It was very informative and fun. The information given was not so overwhelming and was very interesting. It was the right amount of walking through the French Quarter to the cemetery.

Product code: 6830P4

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