Explore the elegant decay of our oldest above ground cemetery followed by the legendary decadence of the notorious vice district, Storyville.
NEW ORLEANS CEMETERY TOUR
Explore the elegant decay of an above-ground cemetery on this New Orleans walking tour. The focus of this cemetery tour is the sacred space of St. Louis #1 Cemetery, located just outside the French Quarter. Burial practices along with wall vaults, family tombs, and society tombs are explored. This site is famous for being the final resting place of Marie Laveau and scenes from the cult classic Easy Rider. This sacred space requires reverence. How the dead are treated says a lot about who you are as a people. Learn about our culture in this hour-long New Orleans cemetery tour that brings to life the legacy of those long gone.
Backatown Coffee Parlour, 301 Basin St., Suite #1. New Orleans, LA 70112. Please be sure to be outside looking for the guide who is looking for guests.
- Please provide us with a valid cell # so in the event of changes, we can contact you
- International travelers – WhatsApp # 504-264-6258
- Mobility impaired – be aware the historic streets of the French Quarter and Garden District are notoriously uneven and present challenges. Our tours measure 1 – 1.5 miles in length.
- DON’T TRUST THE STREETCAR to deliver you to the tour on time, enjoy it afterwards when time is not an issue. It’s the most charming, historic, and UNRELIABLE form of transportation on the planet. Call United cabs 504 522-9771 or use Lyft or Uber