St. Louis Cemetery #1 Traditions Tour
Activities

St. Louis Cemetery #1 Traditions Tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the history of some of the most famous and infamous residents of New Orleans
  • Enter this private cemetery with your professional guide
  • Admire the beauty of the ornate tombs marking the resting places of so many NOLA residents
What to expect

New Orleans’ Cemeteries offer more than beautifully ornate tombs - they are steeped in history. Created in 1789, St. Louis Cemetery #1 has stood for more than two hundred years, and within its maze lies the monuments of stories of New Orleans most famous- and infamous- residents.

At St. Louis Cemetery #1 you will see the tombs of New Orleans notables Marie Laveau, Homer Plessy, and even the empty tomb of Nick Cage. No one should leave New Orleans without visiting one of our “cities of the dead.”

But it’s more than just the dead- on this tour you will learn the about the burial customs, traditions, and people that made New Orleans what it is today. Take a walk with us through New Orleans history seen through the eyes of those that have left us.

NOTE: You can not enter St Louis number one without a guided tour. The cemetery is closed to the public.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • 1.5 hour guided walking tour with entry to St. Louis Cemetery #1
    What's not included
    • Peronsal expenses
    Reduced price
    • Children 5 years and under: free
    • Children 6-12 years of age: reduced
    • Seniors 65+: reduced
    Where

    600 Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70112

    Meeting point:

    On Corner of Rampart St. and Toulouse St.

    What to remember
    • Tour is designed to be 1.5 hours, but can run up to 2 hours
    • Check in is 15 minutes prior to start
    • Comfy shoes should be worn will be standing and walking for 1.5 - 2 hours
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    When

    Every day at 10.00am

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    Provider
    Unique NOLA
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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