St. Louis Cemetery # 1 - Special Offer -

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The image shows a weathered white stone sculpture of an anguished figure hunched over in a pose that suggests deep sorrow set against a clear blue skyThe image shows a weathered white stone sculpture of an anguished figure hunched over in a pose that suggests deep sorrow set against a clear blue skyThe image shows a weathered white stone sculpture of an anguished figure hunched over in a pose that suggests deep sorrow set against a clear blue skyThe image shows a weathered white stone sculpture of an anguished figure hunched over in a pose that suggests deep sorrow set against a clear blue sky

Get transported back in time to the enchanting St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, located in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. Delve into a unique and fascinating experience as you wander among above-ground tombs and discover the final resting places of some of the city's most renowned and notorious figures. This cemetery is considered to be one of the top attractions in the city.

The tour is approximately 1 hour and it starts on Basin Street. The local guide will provide insight into the cemetery's historical significance and its role in New Orleans' culture and traditions. You will learn about voodoo rituals and their connection to the cemetery. Additionally, visitors will be able to view the tombs of some of New Orleans' iconic figures, including the famous Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau. The experience will leave you captivated by the mysteries and legends that surround this eerie but magical place.

The St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is not only a burial ground but also an outdoor museum, providing visitors with a glimpse into the city's rich history and fascinating stories. You will be amazed by the ornate graves and the unique architecture specifics of the New Orleans above-ground tombs.

During the tour, you will encounter various styles of tombs, including the family tombs, single burial tombs, wall vaults, and oven vaults. You will also learn about how the cemetery has been affected by hurricanes and other environmental disasters. Overall, this tour provides a great escape from the busy streets of the French Quarter and an opportunity to explore the city's unique cultural heritage.

With intriguing historical facts and fascinating stories that will keep you engrossed throughout the tour, this cultural experience should not be missed! Make sure to add the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 to your New Orleans bucket list the next time you visit The Big Easy.

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 Stop at  Bourbon Street
Along Bourbon Street, you'll find a delightful potpourri of New Orleans' unique blend of culture, with historical buildings, festive parades, and unforgettable food experiences.
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 Stop at  French Market in New Orleans, LA
The French Market is the essence of New Orleans: a blend of tradition, hospitality, and enjoyment. Savor the flavors of the south, shop to your heart's content and revel in the jazz-infused atmosphere.
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 Pass By  French Quarter
Immerse in the vibrancy of New Orleans' French Quarter, where art, music, food, and history blend into a cultural feast.
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 Stop at  Jackson Square in New Orleans, LA
Watch gifted artists create masterpieces before your eyes in the lively artistic haven that is Jackson Square.
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 Stop at  Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans, LA
Delight in the harmonious blend of the spirited music culture and lush greenery at Louis Armstrong Park, where New Orleans sings its lively history.
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 Stop at  Pontalba Buildings
Discover the architectural gems of New Orleans - the Pontalba Buildings. As the oldest apartment buildings in the U.S., they embody a part of the city's rich history. The ornate ironwork balconies and a backdrop of artists and performers in the square, make it one of the most photographed locations in the city, affirming its status as an iconic symbol of New Orleans.
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 Stop at  St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, LA
The ethereal beauty of St. Louis Cathedral encapsulates the spirit of New Orleans in its grandeur and history.
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 Stop at  St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
Stroll through the ghostly yet beautiful St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, where the tombs rise from the ground like miniature mansions. Its storied past and notable inhabitants make it a must-visit on any Mardi Gras city tour.

In conclusion, the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is a must-visit destination that offers a unique and memorable experience. Immerse yourself in the rich history and fascinating stories of New Orleans and treat yourself to a captivating adventure. Book your tickets today and experience the beauty and mystery of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 firsthand. This is a tour you will never forget!

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