New Orleans Cemetery History Tour

5101 Canal Blvd New Orleans, LA 70124
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New Orleans Cemetery History Tour
Detail Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Detail Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Detail Fully narrated tour
Detail Led by a local guide
Detail Duration: 2 hours
New Orleans Cemetery History Tour Schedule Schedule
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The image shows a stately white mausoleum with the name RICE inscribed above the entrance flanked by classical columns and set against a backdrop of green treesThe image shows a stately white mausoleum with the name RICE inscribed above the entrance flanked by classical columns and set against a backdrop of green treesThe image shows a stately white mausoleum with the name RICE inscribed above the entrance flanked by classical columns and set against a backdrop of green treesThe image shows a stately white mausoleum with the name RICE inscribed above the entrance flanked by classical columns and set against a backdrop of green trees

If you're looking to add a unique and fascinating experience to your New Orleans trip, then consider joining the New Orleans Cemetery History Tour. This two-hour walking tour will take you through the city's oldest and most famous cemeteries, offering an insight into the centuries-old burial practices and the captivating stories of those who were laid to rest.

Led by expert guides, you'll visit some of the city's most iconic cemeteries such as St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, which dates back to 1789, and is the final resting place of the famous voodoo queen, Marie Laveau. See the impressive above-ground tombs and learn about the city's unique burial customs, including the above-ground interment process which began when New Orleans was a French colony.

During the tour, you'll also discover the city's history through the lens of its major events, such as floods, fires, and epidemics which shaped the city's culture and customs. Learn about the city's peculiar relationship with death, religion, and tradition, and how this shaped its historic and cultural identity.

This tour requires about two miles of walking and will provide you with a lasting impression of New Orleans and its colorful history. Moreover, the guide will offer insights, tidbits, and stories which you won't find in guidebooks or documentaries, making the tour both enjoyable and informative. It's a great way to explore one of the city's most significant cultural and historical sites, whilst getting some fresh air and exercise.

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 Stop at  Canal Street Station in New Olreans, LA
Embark on an unforgettable journey in New Orleans starting from Canal Street Station. Connect with the city's rhythmic pulse, fascinating architecture, and food-centric culture rooted in its historic streets.
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 Stop at  French Quarter
The French Quarter, an architectural gem, captures New Orleans' essence through history, food, and jazz.
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 Stop at  St Charles Avenue Streetcar
Hop aboard the charming St. Charles Avenue Streetcar in New Orleans and experience a nostalgic journey through time. The route offers captivating glimpses of stately mansions, vibrant gardens, and historic neighborhoods. Bask in the cool, clinking rhythm of the ride, as this iconic landmark paints a picture-perfect postcard of the city's soul. A must-visit gem of the Big Easy.
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 Stop at  Hurricane Katrina Memorial
At the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, you'll encounter raw emotion and a powerful resonance with the city's past. This significant landmark offers an introspective journey through New Orleans' most challenging times and testament to its indefatigable spirit.

Don’t miss out on the chance to uncover New Orleans’ cemetery culture and history on this unique tour. By the end of the tour, you'll have a deeper appreciation of the city's history and culture, and you'll be inspired to continue your New Orleans adventure.

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