Explore the elegant decay of an above ground cemetery as the focus of this tour is the sacred space of St. Louis #1 Cemetery.
NOLA LAFAYETTE CEMETERY TOUR
Explore a complex past while walking among memorials and funerary art. The focus of this New Orleans cemetery tour is the tranquil space of Lafayette Cemetery #1, located in the Garden District. Known as the oldest city-operated burial ground in New Orleans, this site is famous for scenes from Dracula 2000 and Double Jeopardy. Learn about our unique death culture, a range of tomb structures, and a variety of fascinating individuals on this walking tour.
We will meet inside the building located at 2727 Prytania Street, near the benches by the Garden District Book Shop.
Please keep the following information in mind to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience:
- Do NOT trust the streetcar to deliver you to the tour on time! Enjoy it afterward when time is not an issue. It’s the most charming, historic, and unreliable form of transportation on the planet. Call United Cabs, Inc. at (504) 522-9771 or use Lyft or Uber.
- Please provide us with a valid cell phone number so that we are able to contact you in the event of changes.
- The WhatsApp number for international travelers is 504-264-6258.
- If you are mobility impaired, keep in mind that the historic streets of the Garden District are notoriously uneven and may present challenges. Our tours measure between 1-1.5 miles in length.
If you have any other questions about this tour, please contact us directly at (504) 975-4386 or fill out our online contact form for a prompt response. When you are ready to book your tour, simply fill out the convenient online booking form to the right side of this page. We’re dedicated to creating an authentic and educational experience for visitors—take a look at our reviews to hear from previous guests.