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Lafayette Cemetery No.1

Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-658-3781
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Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour
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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour: Mansions and Lafayette Cemetery
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The burial site for many of the people who lived in the mansions of the surrounding Garden District.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed yesterday

I won't lie; ever since seeing Double Jeopardy I've wanted to visit this cemetery. Did not pay for a tour and got everything I hoped to experience from the Free Self-Guided tour I found online. It was a great way to spend a sunny morning,...More

Thank Meghan V
Reviewed 3 days ago

I would have loved to spend more time browsing and reading on my own, but unfortunately you are only able to tour with a group due to the popularity. We did not get to see very much at all

Thank missiloveslouie
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visit the cemetery every time I come to New Orleans. It's best to grab one of the guides and get a tour they can tell you about all the different movies that I've been filmed there and where the locations were and other interesting...More

2  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Make reservations for lunch at the Commander's Palace and afterwards, stroll around with a guide at the Cemetary across the street.

1  Thank clettis
Reviewed 6 days ago

We printed off a self guided walking tour of the cemetery. There were several people offering tourists a tour of the cemetery, but the self guided tour was very interesting and appeared to stop at the same tombs and areas of interest that the guided...More

1  Thank 613marthah
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love visiting cemeteries and this one is one of the best! It is used in movies, and in books. It is free, and restaurants are near by. Take your time and appreciate the architect work.

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short street car ride from the French quarter, in the Garden District. Pick up a self guided tour map from one of the visitor centers and save the money for a guided tour. Make sure to wear good walking shoes

Thank Jerome F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learned a lot here, very interesting. This is the cemetery they use in movies. Its free and open to the public. a guide or a info map would be a good bet. Close to the Hop on Hop off route

1  Thank kwf47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Explore the grounds with a local tour guide to get the full effect of the grounds. Opened in 1833 it is FULL of history and intrique

1  Thank Catdad3x
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting NOLA with friends we decided to save some money and tour Lafayette Cemetary #1 on our own. We used the online free walking tour narrative provided by Free Tours by Foot. Just enough info to satisfy our interest and long enough to make...More

1  Thank Sliverwkpd
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Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
...More
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sadlermary
19 May 2017|
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Response from travelinmen | Reviewed this property |
We did a self guided tour using our phone app. It was perfect. We went at our own pace.
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Sarah M
10 May 2017|
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RJamie
30 October 2016|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
I would concur with the four responses above on every note. Don't even bother with a tour here. You can find info on the internet about specific graves within the cemetary if you like.
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