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St. Louis Cemetery #1

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New Orleans

St. Louis Cemetery #1

St. Louis Cemetery #1 is the oldest cemetery in New Orleans. Here you will learn how disease and sanitation (and not water) dictated burial customs; Randy will take you through time as you learn the hows and whys of entombment, wall (a.k.a. "oven") vaults, visit above-ground tombs & below-ground graves, hear stories of yellow fever, supreme court cases, music - jazz AND classical, chess champions and voodoo queens.

AVAILABILITY:


Every Thursday, 10 am & 1 pm

Every Friday, 10 am & 1 pm

Every Saturday, 10 am & 1 pm

  • 25.00 USD Per Person

NOTE: AS OF MARCH 1, 2015 TOURISTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENTER THE CEMETERY UNACCOMPANIED BY A LICENSED TOUR GUIDE WHO IS CERTIFIED WITH THE ARCHDIOCESE.  RANDY IS PROUD TO HAVE HIS ARCHDIOCESAN CERTIFICATION.


   - It is advised that you wear a hat and have a bottle of water.

   - The cemetery can be extremely hot and shade is at a premium. Bring comfortable walking shoes and         be sure to watch your step.

   - Due to the unsteady nature of our ground, our streets and sidewalks are extremely uneven.


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This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

  • Thursday 08:00
  • Friday 13:00
  • Saturday 13:00
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