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The Infamous City of the Dead Cemetery Tour

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Highlights
  • Explore historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 with a guide
  • Learn the history behind the oldest graveyard in New Orleans
  • A licensed, guided tour is the only way to enter this hallowed site
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The Infamous City of the Dead Cemetery Tour
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Overview
Visit the oldest and most legendary graveyard in New Orleans on a guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery No 1. The only way to enter the cemetery is with a guide who shares history and shows you the most intriguing above-ground tombs. Bonus: This tour includes a group ritual and blessing at the final resting place of Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau.
What to Expect
After connecting with your guide and group near St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 in central New Orleans, enter the gates of the city's oldest graveyard, known for its ornate yet crumbling tombs and reports of paranormal activity.

Archdiocese rules now forbid visitors to enter alone, so a licensed guided tour is the only way to explore this legendary site. Learn about the long history of the cemetery, which holds the remains of more than 100,000 people, and New Orleans’ unique above-ground burial practices from your guide.

Take pictures as your guide leads you to some of the most interesting and important family tombs, including the alleged final resting place of famed voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau. Perform a special group ritual and blessing here at America’s second-most visited grave (after that of Elvis).

The tour ends at the cemetery gates.
Reviews (161)
1 - 5 of 159 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago
St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour

We loved this tour. Bri was a fabulous tour guide. She was funny & insightful. Highly recommend this tour.

Thank Kathryn B
OnassysB1, Owner at The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We loved having you, Kathryn! Bri rocks, and we love knowing that you agree. Thanks for the recommendation, and we hope to see you again. Best, The team at The Voodoo Bone Tours

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing tour!

Brian was a wonderful and very knowledgeable tour guide! He answered every question we had, and truly made it a great experience.

2  Thank Rianna W
OnassysB1, Owner at The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It's so great that the tour hit all the marks for you, Rianna. Brian's wonderful, and we love hearing that guests agree. You rock. Come explore with us again soon. Thanks, The team at The Voodoo Bone Tours

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cemetery tour

Brian gave us such a great tour! He was great. We couldn’t have asked for a better time! He gave a lot of information and was fun to talk with and ask questions about cemetery. He shared so much info with us, in such a...More

2  Thank DigitalWhitewater
OnassysB1, Owner at The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so happy to hear that you had a top-notch time with Brian! It's wonderful that you had a fun and memorable time. And hey, who says Brian can't be your tour guide every time you visit NOLA? Hope we'll see you again very soon....More

Reviewed 1 week ago
City of the Dead

Brie was our tour guide. She did a great job! She was personable and knowledgeable about the history of the area. We had a good time.

2  Thank BlancheFlyHigh
OnassysB1, Owner at The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It's awesome that you had a great time with Brie! She sure does know NOLA like the back of her hand, and we're happy that you enjoyed learning from her. See you next time. Thanks, The team at The Voodoo Bone Tours

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing time!!!

Brie (like the cheese, but she’s not cheesy folks!) was an awesome tour guide! She knows so much about her city and that gives the tour an extra “homey” touch! Definitely bring your walking shoes and cameras because you’ll need both! You learn so much...More

2  Thank Courtney A
OnassysB1, Owner at The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Walking shoes and cameras are definitely a must, Courtney -- great tip! It's so awesome that you enjoyed Brie and the cemetery so much. Come back soon. Thanks, The team at The Voodoo Bone Tours

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avinyard1977
September 25, 2018|
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Response from Sean E | Reviewed this property |
Its pretty crowded with people and the surface is uneven. If your at the back of the tour you should be able to do it though. Id check with one of the tour companies since you have to use them anyway.
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lisset r
April 15, 2018|
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Response from h6p8gv | Reviewed this property |
2 hours but it goes by really fast and as well as seing the graveyard you also get a brief history of new Orleans as well
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