Cemetery & Gris Gris Walking Tour
Welcome to the 200-year-old St Louis Cemetery No 1, a legendary New Orleans cemetery known as the 'City of the Dead' that serves as the burial place of notable New Orleans residents like Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.
Along the tour, you'll learn about the legend of Laveau that surrounds her and her tomb, as well as the stories of other infamous residents buried here. The guide will explain the above-ground burial system in New Orleans and tombs of the different 'Societies.' You'll also be verbally progressed through the evolution of Voodoo, which is still practiced today, and how it has influenced Crescent City. At the end of the tour, you'll receive your very own 'gris gris' bag as well as find out just exactly what 'gris gris' is. To make sure you get the most out of your tour, excursions are limited to 22 passengers per tour guide.