St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour in New Orleans, LA
10:30am and 2pm offered daily; Additional options available on weekends
*Check in required 15 minutes prior to tour start time.
$24.99 per person
Explore the elegant decay of an above-ground cemetery. 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 1 hour long cemetery tour that brings to life the legacy of those long gone.
Backatown Coffee Parlour
301 Basin St., Suite #1
- Please provide us with a valid cell # so in the event of changes, we can contact you
- International travelers – WhatsApp # 504-975-4386
- 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