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  3. New Orleans

New Orleans: Voodoo & Cemetery Tour

Product ID: 167310
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Explore some of New Orleans' fascinating history with this 2-hour Voodoo and cemetery walking tour. Visit St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and an authentic Voodoo shop.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the final resting place of Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau
  • Discover why Mark Twain refers to New Orleans as the City of the Dead
  • Learn how voodoo and the city of New Orleans intertwine
Full description
During this tour, you will make your way through the historic French Quarter to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, the final resting place of history’s most revered Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau. You will also have the added bonus of visiting a Voodoo museum and will have the opportunity to purchase Voodoo 'magic' potions at Marie Laveau’s Voodoo Shop before heading into the cemetery.

There are three St. Louis Cemeteries in New Orleans, but the oldest existing cemetery in the city is St. Louis Cemetery Number 1. It is still the site of several burials a year. Here you will notice that the cemetery's graves are above-ground tombs, referred to as "Cities of the Dead" because they resembled small houses and make the cemetery look like a city in itself.

You will be accompanied by a licensed tour guide who will share with you the fascinating history of this cemetery and tell you all about the Voodoo culture of New Orleans.
Includes
  • Entry into St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

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Meeting point

620 Decatur St. #600

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From US$ 25 US$ 15.50 per person

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