Walk through the neighborhood of the historic Garden District in the American Sector while being dazzled by the opulent wealth of the early settlement of the Americans!
- Duration: 1 hour
- Start Location: Next to 501 Basin Street (Sidewalk next to Basin Street)
New Orleans Walking Tour in St. Louis Cemetery
Step inside St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans’ oldest and most famous above-ground cemetery. Learn about our unique burial processes in the who’s who of New Orleans cemetery. Visit the tomb of Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau, the tomb of sugar innovator Etienne de Bore, the filming site of Easy Rider, the future resting place for actor Nicolas Cage (yes, we said that), amongst others, and learn about our city’s unique burial customs and traditions. Your New Orleans cemetery tour is designed to be completed in approximately one hour so you can enjoy your vacation and see New Orleans!
NOTE: The Archdiocese of New Orleans requires that ALL visitors be accompanied by a licensed tour guide in St. Louis Cemetery #1.