St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

Explore New Orleans’ oldest burial ground and hear tales of the famous – and infamous residents – at rest in this ancient maze of above-ground tombs.

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Voodoo Queen Tour of New Orleans

1. Voodoo Queen Tour of New Orleans

Marie Laveau is arguably one of the most famous people that lived in New Orleans. This tour is all about her life and what made her so fascinating. While walking with your tour guide through the French Quarter you will get to see where her childhood home was, visit the birthplace of Jazz, and get an understanding of the Code Noir. There will be an opportunity to go into an authentic voodoo store, see a voodoo temple, and dispel popular myths about the religion of Voodoo. Many people don't understand that Voodoo is still practiced today and Marie Laveau started it all. If you want to learn the truth about Voodoo this is the tour for you.

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What people are saying about St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,337 reviews

The guide was very knowledgeable about the history of burial practices in New Orleans. He made the tour fun and informational. Definitely would go again.

Hands down the best tour we took so far Drew was so informative about all the different things that happened to the dead in

Great history given and wonderful knowledge base to go along with all of the cemeteries visited.

The tour was great! Drew was a fantastic guide and I learned so much from him. Highly recommend

Lucy and Ginger were great. Very knowledgeable about New Orleans and the French Quarter.