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  4. St. Louis Cemetery Number 3

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and Voodoo History Tour

Product ID: 23427
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Discover the ironic and tragic history and unusual burial methods at the cemetery. Learn about one of the most famous and intriguing residents, Marie Laveau. Delve into the misunderstood practice of voodoo.
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Wander through St. Louis Cemetery led by an expert guide
  • Get both a historically accurate and fun tour all in one
  • See the graves of Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and the chess genius Paul Morphy
  • Walk through the film location of Easy Rider
Full description
One of the most interesting and informative historical sites in New Orleans is the St. Louis Cemetery no. 1. This is the final resting place of thousands, and includes the graves of notable names such as the famous Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, the great chess genius Paul Morphy, and Etienne de Bore, a the wealthy pioneer of the sugar industry.

Led by an expert guide, walk through the site where Easy Rider was filmed, get to grips with the strong Voodoo heritage of New Orleans, and learn about some of the key players in the civil rights movement.

Learn some of the more spooky facts lurking in the St. Louis Cemetery! Hear about the unique above-ground burial system. This system was possibly adopted due to the small amount of space on offer. Because of space shortages, the cemetery has also over the years, been known to re-use tombs.
  • 2-hour tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at 441 Royal Street (In front of the Royal House Oyster Bar, at the corner of Royal and St. Louis.)

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• You must book at least 24 hours before the tour time
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Magic Walking Tours

Product ID: 23427