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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 good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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425 Basin St, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112-3535
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Reviewed yesterday

This graveyard is different than any other I have been to. Visitors are only allowed in with a tour (unless they have family interred within, but if that's you - I doubt you're reading a Trip Advisor review!), and Trip Advisor helped me find a...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed yesterday

The day life in a visit to NOLA is a visit to the cemetary, Very unusual would be my take on it. Worth the walk.

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 5 days ago

As part of our Royal Carriage tour, we opted for the extra tour of the cemetery. For $40 we had a carriage tour of the city and the cemetery included. Very interesting and informative tour by our driver and guide Jim Tebow. Great stuff you...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, you need a guide to be able to walk around this place and they charge $20 a head. Then, you basically have to follow the tour guide around and the one we had had a hatred for Nicolas Cage and the tomb he built....More

Thank kadele2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to say did it, since so many talk about it. I am not a fan of cemeteries anyhow. But was interesting to see the graves and stories to them

Thank sunnylooker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable history you will come across here....Amazing and breath taking to just realize the family unit ...

Thank Rose E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly we booked on the hoof along with several other tours through GreyLine tours. we were staying about 5 minute walk from the cemetery but they insisted we had to meet at the Natchez Steamboat - a 40 minute walk for us to pick up...More

Thank poroger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be warned: in order to visit this cemetery ("Easy Rider" was filmed here and Dennis Hopper decapitated a statue while he was high) you have to pay $ 20 per person in a guided tour. You cannot visit this cemetery by yourself. I recommend Lafayette...More

Thank Chrissie777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're into historic cemeteries, this one is a beauty. Lots of very old graves and crypts. Its in pretty decent shape. You do need to go in with a tour.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the opportunity to visit the cemetery and was impressed with the way they are preserved and kept above ground (required as the land is below sea level and the plots would be subject to flooding). We were advised to be very careful as the...More

Thank billandwendy
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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
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.
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.