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  3. New Orleans
  4. St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

St. Louis Cemetery Voodoo Walking Tour in New Orleans

Product ID: 22853
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Learn about the history of Voodoo in New Orleans as you enjoy an informative guided tour through the St. Louis Cemetery No 1. Visit the graves of famous members of society, and stop to pay your respect to Marie Laveau, the Queen of Voodoo.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an informative tour led by an expert guide
  • Pay your respects to the Queen of Voodoo
  • Learn about the history of Voodoo in New Orleans
  • Gain exclusive access to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. which is not accessible to the general public
Full description
The ancient art of voodoo is still practiced in the Crescent City today. Come and join us for this 2-hour tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 led by an expert guide, and learn about voodoo and its historic significance in New Orleans.

The  St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, setting of the classic movie Easy Rider, contains of the graves of many famous people. One of the most famous graves is that of Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen. Here you can make a wish or even cast a spell!

Your guide will tell you stories about how Laveau could be reportedly in two places at the same time. You will learn about the evolution of voodoo, with each guest taking away his or her own Gris-Gris bag. Learn about the unique above ground burial customs and see the tombs of members of New Orleans’s society.

This is a unique, thrilling and informative tour for all curious beings! There is a fair amount of walking, so please wear comfortable shoes.
Includes
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation from the meeting point to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive at the Gray Line Lighthouse at 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA (behind Jax Brewery), at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure to exchange your voucher for a boarding ticket.

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Important information
Know before you go
• There is a fair amount of walking on this tour, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested.
• Children under 6 tour for free with a paying adult.
• Tour vehicles are equipped for wheelchair storage. If wheelchairs collapse and fold, they can be placed in the storage compartment on the coach. If the wheelchair is a scooter, then special arrangements need to be made with the supplier for an accessible bus. This must be arranged 48 hours prior to tour date. Contact details will be on your voucher.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 7 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Gray Line New Orleans

Product ID: 22853