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Lake Lawn Metairie

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This final resting place is home to some exotic tombs, such as a pyramid-and-Sphinx mausoleum.
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5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
+1 504-486-6331
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All reviews metairie cemetery weeping angel above ground beautiful cemetery buried here funeral home blue stained glass below sea level race track works of art grave sites civil war guided tour worth the trip walk around canal street lots of history
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cemetery includes exquisite statues, such as the Weeping Angel, interestingly designed mausoleums, and famous people (such as singer Louis Prima, and crossword puzzle lovers' Mel Ott). The people at the office were friendly and helpful in getting maps.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy beautiful sculptures and history, be sure to stop by this cemetery. Allow a lot of time, it is several acres. Greatly enjoyed all the scenery!

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Future Ann Rice tomb is here, founder of Ruth Chris steakhouse and more. Some lovely statuary and nice park like setting.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can tour this amazing historic cemetery for free and see not only some amazing art, but also learn quite a bit about the history of this unique city. You go to the office and leave your driver's license in order to pick up an...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Beautifully kept, very peaceful. If you have any time, stop here and just look around. You will not be disappointed!

Thank laredo11
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were on a mission to visit this cemetery just to find the Weeping Angel, so took a taxi from our hotel as it was a long distance. He had not heard of the angel but took us to a chapel that we thought might...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This place is huge and beautiful. It is worth visiting It is well maintained and graves are outstanding.

Thank G0Travel2009
Reviewed 18 September 2018

It is difficult to describe this large and impressive place. It is historical and is currently functioning. The grounds are over 120 acres and well tended. I wanted to see a specific tomb.I did that. We wandered around by foot and by car for 1-2...More

Thank watravelinggal
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Living here for 62 years and my first time to this cemetery. It is a walk down memory lane; from the Saints owner Tom Benson to legendary fried chicken king Al Copeland to the less fortunate. In ground and above ground in a beautiful street...More

Thank glapril
Reviewed 6 August 2018

this is a well maintained cementery, an old cemetery, My brother is buried there and I go often to be with him

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Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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19 March 2017|
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Response from Antonio R | Reviewed this property |
walk through...
7 February 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
It's open to the public. You can get a map at the office that shows important graves. It is something to see
Amy M
4 January 2017|
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Response from skaszab2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. May I suggest you do a web search. I am sure your answers will be there.