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Cypress Grove and Greenwood Cemeteries

New Orleans, LA
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Beautiful!!

Do not spend any money on tours! This is free...I had a rental car so I drove around and toured the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
shakaylia1 .
via mobile
What an amazing place.

We rode the Canal St trolley down to the cemeteries. You can drive in to Cypress but it is small... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Mike P
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Cemeteries founded in the mid-1800s with some original tombs, including those made of iron.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good55%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mausoleum” (4 reviews)
“tourists” (3 reviews)
“fascinated” (2 reviews)
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New Orleans, LA
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Do not spend any money on tours! This is free...I had a rental car so I drove around and toured the city only using Google. There is no need to spend extra money. New Orleans is an expensive place.

Thank shakaylia1 .
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We rode the Canal St trolley down to the cemeteries. You can drive in to Cypress but it is small. Anyway what a neat place to see and a must see while in NOLA. The tombs are some amazing works of art and the craftsmanship...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Just get the streetcar marked "cemeteries" and get off at the terminus. These places are really interesting and you can spend hours looking around. They are not creepy although I felt that taking photos was not quite the correct thing to do. Some real history...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Driving along the freeway, you can view the cemetery. We made plans to visit. The children were a bit apprehensive, but eventually got over it and began to listen to the rich history attached to the tombs and mausoleums. It was a good history lesson...More

Thank emachall
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We took a trolly car from downtown New Orleans to the end of the line, which was at Greenwood Cemetery. It looked interesting and we had nothing better to do, so we went in for a look. There were other tourists inside, but we didn't...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 7 February 2016

A small taste of a NOLA cemetery. You can drive slowly through the cemetery which was appealing. We had the place to ourselves on a Sunday morning so we could get out and check out the unique style of burial in the city. The tours...More

Thank DaleShaffer
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Who puts cemeteries on their list of tourist stops? This girl! Typically they freak me out, but you can only go during the day in NOLA. It's definitely a site to see with the impressive mosoleums. We went to Greenwood first and it was nicer...More

1  Thank Kristen R
Reviewed 12 September 2015

It was raining when we visited Cypress Grove, but it was still worth it. I think any of the cemeteries are going to offer an interesting experience.

Thank Trish D
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I've always wanted to see up close/in person how the city cemeteries are. There were headstones from the very early 1800s, and I wished I'd been on a walking tour so that I could have asked questions and learned more.

1  Thank andAwayIGo
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Took the red line trolley out here we ventured in to take a peek. Didn't see a lot of people here.... The structures not sure what they are called are really interesting. Some made of concrete and some of marble. Lots of really cool ones....More

Thank GJTravel
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