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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
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
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
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
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
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans 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 the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
City Park more great excuses to stay outside beckon, whether on land or by boat. Developed a good deal later than most other New Orleans neighborhoods, Lakeview has a distinctively different look and feel compared to other parts of the city. Fans of mid century modern design and contemporary architecture particularly enjoy leisurely drives around the residential streets of Lake Vista, Park Island and along Lakeshore Drive.