Unearth the legends of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, the oldest standing cemetery in New Orleans. Explore the "City of the Dead", wall vaults, family and society tombs. Pay your respects to our voodoo queen, Marie Laveau, and other notable heroes and villains at their final resting place. Hear tales of deadly yellow fever epidemics and other hardships and daily life of early French Settlers. Visit Congo Square, the site of voodoo ceremonies and musical history. Visit the house where voodoo Queen Marie LaVeau lived. Walk through Congo Square, the exact site where voodoo ceremonies were held on Sundays. See the Mortuary Chapel, last stop for tens of thousands of Creoles.
Of course this tour would not be complete without visiting a vooodoo shop so we will share with you, how voodoo is practiced today in this superstitious city. All of this in and more in a 2 hour walking tour. Entertaining presentation, historically accurate, five star guides.
Unearth the Legends of St. Louis Cemetery No 1, the oldest standing cemetery in New Orleans. Explore the “City of the Dead”, wall vaults, family and society tombs
Pay your respects to Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau, Delphine Lalaurie and other notable heroes and villains buried at their final resting place.
Visit Congo Square, the site of voodoo ceremonies and musical history. Drop into a local voodoo shop so you may get a feel for how voodoo is practiced today.
A portion of the proceeds funds the restoration of the tombs, by the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour time. Please dress for the weather, we will operate rain or shine. Call our office if you have any questions 504 561 8687.