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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“voodoo queen” (162 reviews)
“above ground” (239 reviews)
“marie laveau” (193 reviews)
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425 Basin St, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112-3535
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"voodoo queen"
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"buried here"
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"louis cemetery"
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"burial practices"
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"french quarter"
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Reviewed yesterday

We took Voodoo Bone tours. Michel was awesome, we had fun. We learnt a bit of history as well. Nicholas Cage story was my fav and a bit funny too.

Thank Teju_Chowdary
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're into cemeteries, then find a suitable tour and learn a little about NOLA's past. We enjoyed the stop.

Thank PKPollard
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To learn how the families bury their members and that they only bury Catholics. It is amazing how certain families take care of their people buried above the ground. Certain families maintain their own buriels and some the Catholic Church takes care of them.

Thank Connie P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed our tour of the cemetery by the Hop on hop off bus company. They had great stories and information about the cemetery. Absolutely loved it!

Thank Rhonda A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Michael was our tour guide from Voodoo Bone Ladies tours. Very interesting and fun. We learned a lot of extra things about New Orleans. Definitely worth taking the tour.

Thank tablausey
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Celebrate the voodoo queen and Nicholas Cage at this cemetery which can only be accessed by a walking tour. Fascinating look at the past and if the guide is good, you will have an insightful description of who is there and why. The Voodoo Queen...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can only visit this cemetery with a tour, we chose a great one! Our guide from Phantom tours was super fun and energetic. He had lots of great historic facts and side notes to share.

1  Thank hooamihere
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our tour guide was the best!!!!! Very knowledgeable, friendly and open to answer all questions thrown at him. Couldn't have had a better tour guide.

Thank secoriaw
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the walking tour that did not just incorporate the cemetery but also some of the history of the surrounding area. Brie was our tour guide, she was so bubbly and infectious with the love she has for New Orleans it was hard not...More

Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a huge fan of the supernatural but heard good things about the tour and wanted to see the statue from the film Easy Rider along with Nicolas Cage’s future resting place! Booked tickets from a shop just off Bourbon Street and got a good...More

Thank Chris G
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26 October 2017|
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Response from catcharmer | Reviewed this property |
Lots of options for touring this cemetery. However, unless it's part of a combo tour your already taking, if you just wanna check it out. Follow what mrmeman1 advised you can go into the large depot station next door to it... More
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Gracie E
2 August 2017|
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Response from Jenne-25 | Reviewed this property |
Three chicks hands down. The 9 AM tour was great because it wasn't too hot yet.
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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.
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