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Step back into the late 1700s and delve into the intriguing cemetery lore that shaped New Orleans' history. Licensed tour guides help you explore cemetery haunts like the tomb of Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and teach you about old burial customs.

The adventure begins just 8 blocks from the Mississippi River, where St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 sits—the oldest Roman Catholic cemetery in New Orleans and home to some of the most infamous New Orleanians. Experience the spine-chilling feeling you get from learning true stories of the figures that now haunt the area, including high priestess Marie Laveau, the renowned Voodoo queen of New Orleans.

Then discover the strange and curious history behind the terms "saved by the bell" and "graveyard shift" as you learn about old burial customs and visit old tombs. At the end of your tour, take home a souvenir charm bag.

Step back into the late 1700s and delve into the intriguing cemetery lore that shaped New Orleans' history. Licensed tour guides help you explore cemetery haunts like the tomb of Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and teach you about old burial customs.

The adventure begins just 8 blocks from the Mississippi River, where St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 sits—the oldest Roman Catholic cemetery in New Orleans and home to some of the most infamous New Orleanians. Experience the spine-chilling feeling you get from learning true stories of the figures that now haunt the area, including high priestess Marie Laveau, the renowned Voodoo queen of New Orleans.

Then discover the strange and curious history behind the terms "saved by the bell" and "graveyard shift" as you learn about old burial customs and visit old tombs. At the end of your tour, take home a souvenir charm bag.

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Duration 2h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees
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Cemetery & Voodoo Walking Tour

Activity/Location

New Orleans

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office

    Toulouse Street & The River – behind Jax Brewery

    New Orleans 70130


Highlights

  • Walking tour of New Orleans' oldest above-ground cemetery

  • Guided tour by professional, licensed tour guides

  • Explanation of unique burial customs

  • Tomes of religious stories & souvenir bag

  • Opportunity to learn more about the evolution of Voodoo


Inclusions

  • Narrated roundtrip transportation

  • Narrated cemetery tour

  • Gris-gris (charm) bag


Exclusions

  • Gratuity


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • Minimal walking is required.

  • Handicapped tour vehicles are equipped for wheelchair storage. Please submit any special requests at least 48 hours in advance of your reservations.

  • All tours and cruises depart from our Lighthouse Ticket Office at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River. We sit directly behind the JAX Brewery, which is located at 600 Decatur St.our ticket office is directly in front of the Steamboat Natchez. We do not offer hotel pick ups.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

New Orleans, United States