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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank snkchrmer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank KristinalynRN
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

First, my thanks to the kind staff for providing a cemetery guide, and for maintaining the graves of our gallant Confederate Heroes! In this cemetery, resting in peace are Generals John Bell Hood, Richard “Dick” Taylor, PGT Beauregard, and many common soldiers of the Army...More

1  Thank jacifus
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Think money - some of the grandest tombs for everyday rich folk are here ... and in abundance compared to other American cities. The variety is fascinating more recent example of New Orleans' "Cities of the Dead" or as one teen described it "It's where...More

Thank gyzngalz
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I grew up near a cemetery and love visiting them. New Orleans' cemeteries are so unique, with the bodies buried in crypts, instead of underground. This one is absolutely beautiful!

1  Thank Beth C
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

If you want to check out some beautiful tombs but have less tourists around you, at this time Metairie appears to be the place. Would have enjoyed having a little more time here because there were some really interesting tombs including those of people not...More

1  Thank Sara H
Reviewed June 30, 2018

There was no way I was leaving New Orleans without coming here. It is a Taphophile/Photographers dream. We didn’t have a car so we only covered a small portion but it was worth it. Beautiful art, stained glass, enough shade and very quiet compared to...More

Thank Jeanne732
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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
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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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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