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New Orleans: Walking Tour Inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

New Orleans: Walking Tour Inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

Uncover the history of one of America's oldest and most famous cemeteries that is not open to the general public on this walking tour of the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 cemetery. View interesting burial customs and stroll past facinating above ground tombs.  Check in and meet your guide at the Basin St. Station Visitor Center where you can find an array of exhibits about New Orleans, an interactive map of the Hurricane Katrina floodwaters, a café, restrooms, and a gift shop. Get your tour stickers and depart on time for your adventure into the macabre. Head to the the front gates of the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and listen as you guide takes you back in time with the story of the cemetery. Make your way through New Orleans' most famous tombs and hear about the city's unique burial customs. Get up close to the elaborate above-ground crypts and below-ground sites. Meander among the and find out about the storied pasts of those residing here, including Voodoo Queen Mariel Laveau, the former mayor Homer Plessy and other notable figures from the city's history.

New Orleans: Cemetery Tour

New Orleans: Cemetery Tour

This 2-hour walking tour takes you inside the walls of New Orleans’ oldest and most interesting burial grounds. In the company of a local guide, you’ll explore the ancient maze of above-ground tombs and learn about fascinating local burial practices. After meeting your guide at the Morning Call Coffee Shop, you’ll walk to the cemetery to explore curiosities and hear tales of some of the city’s personalities. You’ll see the final resting place of many of New Orleans’ most notable celebrities. On this tour that’s been recommended by the Travel Channel, A&E, and the History Channel, you’ll learn the history of voodoo and its connection to the French Quarter on a journey back through time.

New Orleans: French Quarter, Voodoo and Cultural Experience

New Orleans: French Quarter, Voodoo and Cultural Experience

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of this over 300-year-old swamp city with your 5-star tour guide. Learn about the history of Voodoo and the Transatlantic slave trade, as well as New Orleans' difficult beginnings as a new city built on swampland. Your local expert will walk you through the historic French Quarter, Jackson Square, and Congo Square, among other famous historic locations. Learn all about New Orleans Voodoo Queen, the mysterious Marie Laveau. Learn her story, and all about the culture and religion that she practiced. Don't miss out on this incredible, authentic New Orleans experience!

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

No other New Orleans sightseeing package can compare to the incredible choice, convenience, and value of a Go City All-Inclusive Pass. Your New Orleans pass includes admission to a wide range of the most popular things to do in New Orleans and surrounding Louisiana attractions, including French Quarter tours, and cookery classes. When you visit each location with your All-Inclusive Pass, the admission has already been taken care of. Use the Go City app or digital guide to plan your itinerary, follow the instructions for reserving (where necessary) and present your pass to enter. It's really that simple! The low price of the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass includes savings off of the admission fees you’d pay if you purchased your New Orleans attraction tickets individually at each location. Activities, attractions, and tours included with the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass: New Orleans Tours and Cruises: • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen • Adventures in New Orleans Bus Tour • Ghost & Vampire Combo Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Ultimate Swamp Adventures • Saints and Sinners by French Quarter Phantoms • Cajun Pride Swamp Tour by Boat • Garden District Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Tremé Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Cities of the Dead Cemetery History Tour by Haunted History Tour • French Quarter History / Voodoo Tour • Walking Scavenger Hunt New Orleans Museums and Places of Interest: • Vue Orleans • The National WWII Museum • Mardi Gras World (with transportation) • Cooking Demonstration Class/New Orleans School of Cooking • Longue Vue House and Gardens • Edgar Degas House • Southern Food and Beverage Museum • The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old US Mint • 1850 House / The Louisiana State Museum • Cabildo / The Louisiana State Museum • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum • Presbytère/The Louisiana State Museum Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the Go City app or digital guide for an up-to-date attraction information including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go. *Savings based on itineraries on Go City website.

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the New Orleans Self-Guided Audio Tour, where preferences, freedom, and flexibility reign supreme, allowing you to explore the vibrant tapestry of this historic city at your own pace and according to your interests. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting streets of New Orleans, where every corner holds a story waiting to be discovered. With our audio tour, you have the freedom to choose your own path, lingering at attractions that pique your curiosity and bypassing those that don't. No longer bound by rigid schedules or fixed itineraries, you can tailor your experience to suit your preferences, ensuring a truly personalized adventure. As you wander through the heart of the Crescent City, immerse yourself in its rich history, culture, myths, and architecture. Learn about the diverse tapestry of cultures that have shaped New Orleans into the captivating metropolis it is today, from the indigenous peoples and early European settlers to the vibrant African diaspora and French influence. Each tourist attraction you encounter on this self-guided tour offers a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the soul of New Orleans. Discover the haunting beauty of the city's cemeteries, where elaborate above-ground tombs stand as silent sentinels to centuries of history. Explore the storied halls of iconic landmarks such as the St. Louis Cathedral, a testament to the city's enduring faith and architectural prowess. Uncover the secrets of the French Quarter as you stroll along its cobblestone streets, where jazz melodies float through the air and hidden courtyards beckon with their timeless charm. Delve into the city's culinary heritage with a visit to renowned eateries and street food vendors, savoring the flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisine that have tantalized taste buds for generations. Learn more about the top 15 tourist attractions in New Orleans. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. New Orleans Union Station 2. New Orleans Public Library - Main Library 3. St. Louis Cemetery No.1 4. Preservation Hall 5. French Quarter 6. St. Louis Cathedral 7. Jackson Square 8. New Orleans Pharmacy Museum 9. The National WWII Museum 10. Mardi Gras World 11. Garden District 12. Magazine Street 13. Audubon Park 14. New Orleans Museum of Art 15. City Park Whether you're captivated by the legends of voodoo and haunted lore or fascinated by the intricate ironwork adorning the city's historic buildings, our self-guided audio tour promises to provide a comprehensive and immersive experience. So grab your headphones, set out on your own adventure, and let the magic of New Orleans unfold before you.

New Orleans: Guided City Drive and Steamboat Cruise

New Orleans: Guided City Drive and Steamboat Cruise

Embark on a guided half-day tour through New Orleans, starting with a convenient pickup from your hotel. As your guide navigates the streets, unveil the rich tapestry of history and vibrant culture that defines the city. Begin with a city drive passing by key landmarks such as the WW2 Museum and the City Park, a verdant oasis amidst the urban landscape. As you dive deeper into the city's heart, enjoy a musical gateway to the soulful rhythms of jazz at the Preservation Hall. Continue your exploration at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, where historic tombs tell tales of the past, highlighting the city's unique burial customs. Then, gain insights into the mystical practices and spiritual beliefs that shape local lore with a stop at the Voodoo Museum. Journeying through Jackson Square, immerse yourself in a lively scene of artists and performers, against a backdrop of iconic architecture. Finally, hop onboard the Steamboat Natchez. Glide along the Mississippi, experiencing the sights, sounds, and essence of New Orleans.

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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1: Our most recommended tours and activities

New Orleans: Walking Tour Inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

New Orleans: Walking Tour Inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

Uncover the history of one of America's oldest and most famous cemeteries that is not open to the general public on this walking tour of the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 cemetery. View interesting burial customs and stroll past facinating above ground tombs.  Check in and meet your guide at the Basin St. Station Visitor Center where you can find an array of exhibits about New Orleans, an interactive map of the Hurricane Katrina floodwaters, a café, restrooms, and a gift shop. Get your tour stickers and depart on time for your adventure into the macabre. Head to the the front gates of the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and listen as you guide takes you back in time with the story of the cemetery. Make your way through New Orleans' most famous tombs and hear about the city's unique burial customs. Get up close to the elaborate above-ground crypts and below-ground sites. Meander among the and find out about the storied pasts of those residing here, including Voodoo Queen Mariel Laveau, the former mayor Homer Plessy and other notable figures from the city's history.

New Orleans: Cemetery Tour

New Orleans: Cemetery Tour

This 2-hour walking tour takes you inside the walls of New Orleans’ oldest and most interesting burial grounds. In the company of a local guide, you’ll explore the ancient maze of above-ground tombs and learn about fascinating local burial practices. After meeting your guide at the Morning Call Coffee Shop, you’ll walk to the cemetery to explore curiosities and hear tales of some of the city’s personalities. You’ll see the final resting place of many of New Orleans’ most notable celebrities. On this tour that’s been recommended by the Travel Channel, A&E, and the History Channel, you’ll learn the history of voodoo and its connection to the French Quarter on a journey back through time.

New Orleans: French Quarter, Voodoo and Cultural Experience

New Orleans: French Quarter, Voodoo and Cultural Experience

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of this over 300-year-old swamp city with your 5-star tour guide. Learn about the history of Voodoo and the Transatlantic slave trade, as well as New Orleans' difficult beginnings as a new city built on swampland. Your local expert will walk you through the historic French Quarter, Jackson Square, and Congo Square, among other famous historic locations. Learn all about New Orleans Voodoo Queen, the mysterious Marie Laveau. Learn her story, and all about the culture and religion that she practiced. Don't miss out on this incredible, authentic New Orleans experience!

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

No other New Orleans sightseeing package can compare to the incredible choice, convenience, and value of a Go City All-Inclusive Pass. Your New Orleans pass includes admission to a wide range of the most popular things to do in New Orleans and surrounding Louisiana attractions, including French Quarter tours, and cookery classes. When you visit each location with your All-Inclusive Pass, the admission has already been taken care of. Use the Go City app or digital guide to plan your itinerary, follow the instructions for reserving (where necessary) and present your pass to enter. It's really that simple! The low price of the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass includes savings off of the admission fees you’d pay if you purchased your New Orleans attraction tickets individually at each location. Activities, attractions, and tours included with the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass: New Orleans Tours and Cruises: • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen • Adventures in New Orleans Bus Tour • Ghost & Vampire Combo Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Ultimate Swamp Adventures • Saints and Sinners by French Quarter Phantoms • Cajun Pride Swamp Tour by Boat • Garden District Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Tremé Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Cities of the Dead Cemetery History Tour by Haunted History Tour • French Quarter History / Voodoo Tour • Walking Scavenger Hunt New Orleans Museums and Places of Interest: • Vue Orleans • The National WWII Museum • Mardi Gras World (with transportation) • Cooking Demonstration Class/New Orleans School of Cooking • Longue Vue House and Gardens • Edgar Degas House • Southern Food and Beverage Museum • The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old US Mint • 1850 House / The Louisiana State Museum • Cabildo / The Louisiana State Museum • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum • Presbytère/The Louisiana State Museum Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the Go City app or digital guide for an up-to-date attraction information including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go. *Savings based on itineraries on Go City website.

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the New Orleans Self-Guided Audio Tour, where preferences, freedom, and flexibility reign supreme, allowing you to explore the vibrant tapestry of this historic city at your own pace and according to your interests. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting streets of New Orleans, where every corner holds a story waiting to be discovered. With our audio tour, you have the freedom to choose your own path, lingering at attractions that pique your curiosity and bypassing those that don't. No longer bound by rigid schedules or fixed itineraries, you can tailor your experience to suit your preferences, ensuring a truly personalized adventure. As you wander through the heart of the Crescent City, immerse yourself in its rich history, culture, myths, and architecture. Learn about the diverse tapestry of cultures that have shaped New Orleans into the captivating metropolis it is today, from the indigenous peoples and early European settlers to the vibrant African diaspora and French influence. Each tourist attraction you encounter on this self-guided tour offers a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the soul of New Orleans. Discover the haunting beauty of the city's cemeteries, where elaborate above-ground tombs stand as silent sentinels to centuries of history. Explore the storied halls of iconic landmarks such as the St. Louis Cathedral, a testament to the city's enduring faith and architectural prowess. Uncover the secrets of the French Quarter as you stroll along its cobblestone streets, where jazz melodies float through the air and hidden courtyards beckon with their timeless charm. Delve into the city's culinary heritage with a visit to renowned eateries and street food vendors, savoring the flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisine that have tantalized taste buds for generations. Learn more about the top 15 tourist attractions in New Orleans. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. New Orleans Union Station 2. New Orleans Public Library - Main Library 3. St. Louis Cemetery No.1 4. Preservation Hall 5. French Quarter 6. St. Louis Cathedral 7. Jackson Square 8. New Orleans Pharmacy Museum 9. The National WWII Museum 10. Mardi Gras World 11. Garden District 12. Magazine Street 13. Audubon Park 14. New Orleans Museum of Art 15. City Park Whether you're captivated by the legends of voodoo and haunted lore or fascinated by the intricate ironwork adorning the city's historic buildings, our self-guided audio tour promises to provide a comprehensive and immersive experience. So grab your headphones, set out on your own adventure, and let the magic of New Orleans unfold before you.

New Orleans: Guided City Drive and Steamboat Cruise

New Orleans: Guided City Drive and Steamboat Cruise

Embark on a guided half-day tour through New Orleans, starting with a convenient pickup from your hotel. As your guide navigates the streets, unveil the rich tapestry of history and vibrant culture that defines the city. Begin with a city drive passing by key landmarks such as the WW2 Museum and the City Park, a verdant oasis amidst the urban landscape. As you dive deeper into the city's heart, enjoy a musical gateway to the soulful rhythms of jazz at the Preservation Hall. Continue your exploration at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, where historic tombs tell tales of the past, highlighting the city's unique burial customs. Then, gain insights into the mystical practices and spiritual beliefs that shape local lore with a stop at the Voodoo Museum. Journeying through Jackson Square, immerse yourself in a lively scene of artists and performers, against a backdrop of iconic architecture. Finally, hop onboard the Steamboat Natchez. Glide along the Mississippi, experiencing the sights, sounds, and essence of New Orleans.

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Our tour was awesome! Rahsaan made the whole tour. He was hilarious and so informative.

Very informative with a lot of history. Great tour, just wish it was a little longer.

Zelda was our tour guide and she was delightful, informative, and entertaining!

Hot and sweaty! It was all worth it. The guide was knowledgeable and friendly.

Amazing! Very informative but not at all creepy. Still enjoyable.