No.2 is 4-5 blocks away from No.1 and about three time bigger. It may not have the biggest tombs but some of the nicest designs that allow the living to come and remember the dead in a convenient and comfortable way.
About St Louis Cemetery No 2
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We visited Cemetery #2 at approximately 2pm on a Thursday in April. Self-guided, with no tour guide. In fact, we parked and walked right in and weren't greeted by any guard, or other official. We were greeted by a sign describing the religious and sacred...More
The second oldest cemetery in New Orleans and certainly lives up to the title 'City of the Dead'. A good afternoon will be spent here photographing all the ancient tombs and marvel over the architecture and art. One scene from the classic film Easy Rider...More
Very interesting attraction, it is intriguing to see the various tombstones. Just don't wear sandals... you may suffer the attack of fire ants.
Free Cemetery St.Louis number to it straight down about 4 blocks straight down towards Claiborne passing the cemetery number one it's free no guide to your left inside if the chain of Henriette delille and we hope will be our very first saint of New...More
We parked on the street between the tombs. Many of the structures are crumbling. The families who cared for them are gone or unable to make the expensive repairs. Hopefully the New Orleans Cemetery Preservation Society will be able to save these markers from history.
I know it may seem odd to take a-walk through a cemetery. NEW ORLEANS cemeteries are so beautiful! They are like a great piece of art. Walking through and seeing the different names and wondering what thier lives may have been like it sort of...More
We visited this cemetery before boarding a cruise ship. We'd been to #1 and #3 and this is the largest of the St. Louis cemeteries. It covers 3 blocks and you are free to wander around. Some inscriptions were too worn to be read but...More