Enjoy 3 tours in 1 on this 2-hour walking tour! Explore the French Quarter and Armstrong Park in the district of Treme. Visit the City of the Dead, the oldest cemetery in New Orleans. Learn burial customs & see the Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau's tomb!
What to Expect
Immerse yourself in the mystical life - and after-life - of New Orleans on a 2-hour walking tour that combines 3 experiences in one.
From the banks of the Mississippi River to the St. Louis No. 1 Cemetery, this tour covers a lot of ground. Explore the lively French Quarter and the Armstrong Park in the historic neighborhood of Treme, center of the city’s African American culture. Learn how and why the dead are buried above ground, and how the vaults work at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, the oldest and most famous of the city’s cemeteries. Hear the history of Marie Laveau, Queen of Voodoo!
Walk through Armstrong Park, formerly known as Congo Square, where slaves danced and were reunited with family members they had been separated from at the time of their enslavement. Go into the recording studio where Fats Domino and many others recorded with Hall of Famer Cosimo Matassa.
Learn how Mardi Gras Indians handmake their Carnival costumes, and hear bewitching New Orleans stories that have been passed down from generation to generation.
- Licensed guides
- Walking tour of the French Quarter, Treme, and St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks (it's strongly advised that you bring plenty of water)
Know Before You Go
• Please wear comfortable shoes, and drink lots of water
• The tour does not run on December 24, December 25, and Mardi Gras Day