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Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans

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You'll start at
400 Burgundy St
400 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USAWe meet in front of the Three Legged Dog tavern located on the corner of Burgundy and Conti Streets.
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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    At the oldest cemetery in New Orleans, you'lll be introduced to the oven vaults and its burial process. You will see erected a tribute to the contribution of African Americans in business, religion, music, and socially. You will see the most visited tomb around and that's of the famous Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. Although not dead, you'll also see the unusual and unique tomb that fits his personality and that is Nicholas Cage. You'll go by the Italian Society Tomb where a famous scene from an iconic movie was filmed, Homer Plessis, Bernard de Marigny and many more characters residing there.
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You'll end at
501 Basin St
501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USABasin Street Station, a Tourist Information Center, located at the corner of Basin & St. Louis Streets, is great place to freshen up, buy souvenirs, have a drink or get a map before you go on exploring our beautiful city.
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    Departure Point
    400 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Bottled water (available for purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Very entertaining tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Colin was very knowledgeable and informative on this approximately one hour tour. His passion for the history and music of New Orleans is contagious and he made us laugh and amazed us with fun facts. Don't wait "a year
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
    Responded 23 Oct 2019
    I'm sorry I that I took so long to get back to you. Thank you so much for the wonderful review, it means so much to me, hope to see soon!!!
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    Best by far. Starts very close to cemetery. Colin has a wealth of historical knowledge. Would not think twice about going on another of his tours.
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
    Responded 8 Oct 2019
    Thank you so much for the wonderful review it means so much to me and really helps my business grow hope to see you guys soon!!!
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    Colin is such a wonderful tour guide and fun person. He brings incredible knowledge and great passion to his tours. We walked away from our afternoon more knowledgeable and very entertained. I will be recommending Colin to everyone I meet, and I wouldn't hesitate to schedule
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
    Responded 30 Aug 2019
    Thank you so much for this wonderful review, hope to see you soon hugs!!!
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    We had planned to check out the cemetery on our own and he offered his tour. Another couple was already waiting. He kicked it off with very interesting facts about the culture of New Orleans and the burial process and use of the crypts. He also talked about voodoo and
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
    Responded 8 Jul 2019
    Thank you so much for this wonderful review, hope to see you back in New Orleans soon, hugs!!!
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    We were walking into the cemetary, just planning to walk around and have a little look when we were stopped by a guy called colin who told us his tour was starting in five minutes which was free but based on tips. We thought why not! It turned out to be a highlight of the trip
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
    Responded 8 Jul 2019
    Thank you so much for the wonderful review, this means so much to me hope to see you soon hugs!!!
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    About the operator
    By: Your Backstage Pass to New Orleans
    108 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    llymker
    South Dakota
    110
    Best tour !!
    Colin set up a custom tour for us which turned into an extra 90 minutes. We had the best time. Cemetery. French
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    Kelly C
    north carolina
    5827
    Interesting night
    We wanted to take a haunted tour during our vacation in New Orleans. Found this Haunted Tour and decided to take
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    NathanM2333
    10
    Mr Miller
    If you are looking for a great walking tour of the French Qtr...Colin is it! We went for the Ghost tour and got a
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    ronjennbibeau
    Peoria, Arizona
    51
    The Best Tour Guide!
    If you are looking for a great walking tour of the French Qtr. and a cemetery...Look no further ! Colin was
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    javier9311
    10
    Colin is the Best!
    My friends and I went to New Orleans for Halloween, and we booked a tour to learn about the haunted places within
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    GPoppins
    Tampa, Florida
    81
    Collin
    This was the best tour EVER! Collin shared personal stories plus historical facts about NOLA and the sights we
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    xxxGourmetRenee
    Sonoma, California
    405
    Collin is a Terrific Tour Guide
    We thoroughly enjoyed our two hour tour of the French Quarter's "unexplained" side with our friendly guide Collin.
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    Dawn M
    20
    Backstage Pass Rocks!
    Colin is amazing! Being a long time resident of NOLA, Colin has tons of information, ideas, suggestions,
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    kimrn2006
    Des Moines, Iowa
    3613
    Tour of essential New Orleans
    Colin was a wealth of nformation on all things New Orleans. He inspired us to watch King Creole and other films
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    Paula C
    164
    Good Tour
    Collin focuses a great deal on movies and music in New Orleans. If you have a special interest in tieing in New
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    Elizabeth W
    10
    Do the walk with Colin
    Very entertaining tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Colin was very knowledgeable and informative on this
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    Pixie H
    10
    Loved it!
    I highly recommend doing one of his ghost tours! He is very knowledgeable and has a wonderful disposition. I
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    saraallenn
    30
    Amazing tour
    Going to a cemetery, for something other than a funeral sounds strange, but New Orleans is definitely where you
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    Premium62
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    81
    Cemetery Tour
    Best by far. Starts very close to cemetery. Colin has a wealth of historical knowledge. Would not think twice
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    Alex H
    10
    Only Ever Tour with Collin
    We had just flown in early from Michigan. We met Collin at the three legged dog bar, not knowing what to expect.
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