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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.
425 Basin St, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112-3535
+1 504-596-3050
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So, she wanted to stop and visit a cemetery in NOLA. This was an interesting and macabre stop but cool at the same time. Some really old plots and it’s neat how they just continue to stack them higher and higher. The walls surrounding the...More

Thank CharlieLikesToTravel
Reviewed 5 days ago

I didn't realize it was right in the city! It's so immense, but also compact. Definitely has an eerie vibe inside.

Thank Dano H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tracy our tour guide was very knowledgeable. It was fascinating to hear the history of the cemetary.

Thank donna n
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even thought it was terribly hot and hardly any shade I was immersed in the history of the cemetery. Seeing all the tombs and Marie Laveau's resting place was 1 of the highlights of my trip

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am cuban and we used to maintain very well the historical locations. Cementery is abandoned, many tumbs is broken, I should say that the tour guide Elizabeth was very funny and very nice, it was hot day.

Thank bazanalex
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently (9-12-18) visited New Orleans and made the mistake of simply walking up to the gate and taking a tour for $20 each. First off, our tour guide (Stacey) was simply the worst tour guide we encountered all week. She gave the group a...More

Thank Klark K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide Ernie was awesome! We went on a two hour tour. He was very informative! He knew a lot oh the history of New Orleans!

1  Thank bojols
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

NuAwlons Natescott was super informative and funny. He has a kind spirit and energy about him. I would highly recommend taking his tour if you want to know the history of the cemetery, the city and VooDoo. He likes when you ask questions so come...More

Thank amsolo88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a wonderful experience with a great tour guide.Tge cemetary is the most beautiful one i have seen along with Bonaventure cemetary in Savannah.The Marie Laveaux tombstone and all those old hustoric tombs makes it a place to visit.You can feel the energy surrounding...More

Thank Dominic B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where one may not be buried below ground the cemetery held mini mansions to the dead and mansions already built by the living waiting their turn

Thank Michael R
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30 July 2018|
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Response from cdrake3460 | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to go on a guided tour. So there is an admission charge. About $20/person. It's a private cemetery. The public one, somewhere else in N.O., is open to the public.
12 June 2018|
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Response from KarenKayT | Reviewed this property |
There are several different companies that offers tours here. You would need to check with the tour operator that you were considering. There are some areas of the cemetery that are narrow and some places are uneven... More
26 March 2018|
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Response from stevendD6925DX | Reviewed this property |
A good tour guild can make it 30 or 45 minutes. very interesting.