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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

425 Basin St, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112-3535
+1 504-596-3050
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Founded in 1789, this cemetery is the oldest in New Orleans and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“voodoo queen” (155 reviews)
“above ground” (214 reviews)
“marie laveau” (175 reviews)
425 Basin St, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112-3535
+1 504-596-3050
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Reviewed yesterday

This was so much fun and we had the best most informative tour guide ever. Mrs. Rose was great!! Everyone should check this out!

Thank tashiabaugher
Reviewed yesterday

You can visit this cemetery while on a horse and carriage tour which we did and the carriage driver took us around which was better because you learnt about the workings of the cemetery and the crypts

Thank sue s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Keep in mind that to get in to see this cemetery, you must be accompanied by a registered tour guide. That will cost you $20 but wait - it's worth it. They know the history and that's really key to understanding what the significance is...More

Thank E1114TKsteveng
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Cemetary is So full of New Orleans history. It's worth the $20 for the 45 minute tour. The tour guide is full of history.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour with Miss Mary B. She is a great historian and very sweet lady. I would do it again. Wonderful time!

Thank jensc8611
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a cemetery enthusiast, my visit to New Orleans wouldn't be complete without seeing some of America's oldest and most unique burial grounds. You can't visit St Louis Number 1 without a tour guide, unless you have family buried there (you can obtain a pass...More

Thank Lou L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cleaned up since Katrina, of course. the historic above ground cemetery possibly looks the best it has in many years. We have had a break in to our car parked in front a few years ago there but no problems this time around. We elephants...More

Thank PastorPrime
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a tour to see the cemetery since you're not allowed in without one. It was worth the money, which goes towards tomb maintenance. Just to see all those old tombs was breathtaking. Of course this is the final resting place of the voodoo...More

Thank travelenthusiast1313
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in those cemeteries before you had to go with guides and had plenty of time to walk around, take pictures and stay as long as we wished, now that you cannot go with out guide, it was very crowed with lines with...More

Thank YaseminDL
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love history - so this was a must stop for me. However, you have to pay a tour guide to enter the cemetery due to past vandalism issues. So, for my husband, my son and myself I dropped $50 plus a tip at the...More

Thank jessica606
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Gracie E
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Response from Michelle K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw this! Earlier is better! Hope you enjoyed it!
Gracie E
2 August 2017|
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Response from tif316 | Reviewed this property |
Earlier in the morning the better, does get hot. We went through Witch Brew Tours, Rose the guide was great! Found a groupon which made it a two for one. I enjoyed it and would do it again.
Justin B
23 April 2017|
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Response from Jenne-25 | Reviewed this property |
According to our guide yesterday morning, no filming is allowed. Rules of the Archdiocese.