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It is interesting to see the old grave sites and to learn what actually killed a lot of the people. It does get repetitive after a while but you should see it to get a better feel for the history of the general area.
It was super cold and windy and there were only two of us. Our guide, Sandi, was a trooper! She was very interesting and did a good job of balancing the history of the cemetery with the lore. Alton the driver of the bus was...More
St. Louis Cemetery #3 is located at 425 Basin St. in The Treme neighborhood. This is where the infamous voodoo queen Marie Laveau is buried. This is also the oldest cemetery in New Orleans built in 1789. You must have a tour guide to enter...More
This was very different and interesting.Basically mauseleums for families above ground burials that were placed in a cement box and later when the body had lost its moisture content the bones were slotted into the mausoleum
It's sad that I cold only get in with a tour, and didn't have any time to visit and photograph the tombs, but the two short tours I took were great. Beautiful tombs. My only wish is that I had more time.
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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
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. However, I imagine the more experienced companies have been asked this before and they would know the best route through. You need to make reservations in advance (access is only granted as part of a tour due to vandalism), so ask this question before you book.