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Lake Lawn Metairie

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This final resting place is home to some exotic tombs, such as a pyramid-and-Sphinx mausoleum.
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5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
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All reviews metairie cemetery weeping angel above ground beautiful cemetery buried here funeral home blue stained glass below sea level race track works of art grave sites civil war guided tour worth the trip walk around canal street lots of history
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can tour this amazing historic cemetery for free and see not only some amazing art, but also learn quite a bit about the history of this unique city. You go to the office and leave your driver's license in order to pick up an...More

1  Thank V2885MQkarenv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully kept, very peaceful. If you have any time, stop here and just look around. You will not be disappointed!

Thank laredo11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a mission to visit this cemetery just to find the Weeping Angel, so took a taxi from our hotel as it was a long distance. He had not heard of the angel but took us to a chapel that we thought might...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is huge and beautiful. It is worth visiting It is well maintained and graves are outstanding.

Thank G0Travel2009
Reviewed September 18, 2018

It is difficult to describe this large and impressive place. It is historical and is currently functioning. The grounds are over 120 acres and well tended. I wanted to see a specific tomb.I did that. We wandered around by foot and by car for 1-2...More

Thank watravelinggal
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Living here for 62 years and my first time to this cemetery. It is a walk down memory lane; from the Saints owner Tom Benson to legendary fried chicken king Al Copeland to the less fortunate. In ground and above ground in a beautiful street...More

Thank glapril
Reviewed August 5, 2018

this is a well maintained cementery, an old cemetery, My brother is buried there and I go often to be with him

Thank shgolf1
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome great service from the beginning to the end all staff from valet service to room service was very well presented and professional we will return anytime we are in this area !

Thank puckettpadilla
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Interesting graveyard with tons of VERY expensive crypts. Worth the time to visit if you're into that sort of thing.

Thank snkchrmer
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The history of this cemetery and the one across the highway from it is pretty fascinating-look up the history if you are in to that kind of stuff, it talks about how they were originally a horse racing track and that's why both are shaped...More

1  Thank KristinalynRN
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Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
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Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
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LindaLosAngelesCA
March 19, 2017|
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Response from Antonio R | Reviewed this property |
walk through...
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dradley
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
It's open to the public. You can get a map at the office that shows important graves. It is something to see
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Amy M
January 4, 2017|
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Response from skaszab2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. May I suggest you do a web search. I am sure your answers will be there.
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