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After connecting with your guide and group near St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 in central New Orleans, enter the gates of the city's oldest graveyard, known for its ornate yet crumbling tombs and reports of paranormal activity.

Archdiocese rules now forbid visitors to enter alone, so a licensed guided tour is the only way to explore this legendary site. Learn about the long history of the cemetery, which holds the remains of more than 100,000 people, and New Orleans’ unique above-ground burial practices from your guide.

Take pictures as your guide leads you to some of the most interesting and important family tombs, including the alleged final resting place of famed voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau. Perform a special group ritual and blessing here at America’s second-most visited grave (after that of Elvis).

The tour ends at the cemetery gates.
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Visit the oldest and most legendary graveyard in New Orleans on a guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery No 1. The only way to enter the cemetery is with a guide who shares history and shows you the most intriguing above-ground tombs. Bonus: This tour includes a group ritual and blessing at the final resting place of Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau.
  • Explore historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 with a guide
  • Learn the history behind the oldest graveyard in New Orleans
  • A licensed, guided tour is the only way to enter this hallowed site
  • Take part in a special ritual at the tomb of voodoo queen Marie Laveau
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Awesome tour

Randy was awesome!! Super fun, lots of good information, definitely wear comfy shoes and bring lots of water, the time flies by before you know it. I would definitely take this tour again, and would definitely ask for Randy!!

1  Thank Sally G
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Tour

Randy was a wonderful tour guide. Very knowledgeable and lots of enthusiasm. I enjoyed the tour a lot.

1  Thank iamthehydra101b
Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent 2 hour tour

This was an excellent and very informative tour. Our guide, Bri, had the most fantastic personality and really brought the tour to life for us. A must for any visit to New Orleans.

Thank Swanfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Bri is amazing

the tour was great! besides the cemetery visit, Bri also showed other important parts around there, always with very nice and detailed histories. I learned so much with this tour and she was a very fun guide!

2  Thank Gabe V
Onassys B, Owner at The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's fantastic that you had a great experience and loved both Bri and New Orleans, Gabe. We're glad to hear you enjoyed learning all about our beloved city, and we hope you'll be back for more. Best, The team at The Voodoo Bone Tours

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
City of the Dead Tour

Bri, was our tour guide and she was amazing! She was very funny and had a lot of great stories about the city to talk about. There was not one dull moment! The cemetery tour was awesome and would definitely recommend this to friends!More

2  Thank lgammon20
Onassys B, Owner at The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so happy you had an excitement-packed time with Bri! New Orleans is full of stories, especially the cemetery, and we're so happy you got to hear 'em. Thanks for the fantastic review and the recommendation, and hope we'll see you back again soon. Best,...More

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15 April 2018|
Response from h6p8gv | Reviewed this property |
2 hours but it goes by really fast and as well as seing the graveyard you also get a brief history of new Orleans as well
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