Saint Louis Cemetery #1 Small Group Tour

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Travel the labyrinth of old and new tombs in the Crescent City's oldest and most famous cemetery! The tour will meet at Armstrong Park and walk through historic Congo Square on the way to the cemetery. Learn about Voodoo, Jazz funerals, the Code Noir and history of our earlier attempts at cemeteries as well as our unique funeral traditions. Your guide will explain the different styles of tombs, symbology and the other notables interred within on this unique and historically accurate tour. This tour is limited to only 15 people to provide a better personal experience.

Activity Highlights

  • 1.5-2 hrs. guided tour
  • Walk through the oldest cemetery in New Orleans
  • Visit the grave of Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau
  • Learn about New Orleans' early burials and unique funeral customs
  • Visit Congo Square, a place where enslaved people gathered on Sundays

What to bring

  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Umbrellas are encouraged on both sunny and rainy days
  • Camera


  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited inside the cemetery, per the Archdiocese. All alcoholic beverages must be discarded prior to entry. Only non-alcoholic beverages allowed inside.

Additional information

  • This tour involves walking several blocks; please wear comfortable shoes and proper clothing attire.
  • The tour will depart rain or shine. If you prefer to not go in the rain, please call to reschedule.
  • Cemetery grounds may be wet from recent rains.
  • Cameras are allowed on this tour.
  • Beverages are allowed but alcohol must be discarded upon entrance to the cemetery.
  • Only certified service animals are allowed on this tour, per the Archdiocese.
  • This tour is appropriate for kids and is handicap accessible.
  • This tour does not begin at the cemetery. Go to the meeting point indicated in your booking details.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 6 hours prior to their arrival time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 6 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. The tour will depart rain or shine. If weather is unfavorable enough for the vendor to call off the tour then the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 6 hour cancellation period.

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  • James Flaig USA about 11 days ago


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  • Karen Hunt USA about 20 days ago

    Interesting material in tour

    Carlo conducted our tour with enthusiasm and his vast knowledge of New Orleans history. We enjoyed it and highly recommend it.

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  • Bonnie Estrada USA about 26 days ago


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  • Kathie Lohr USA about 29 days ago


    Carlo Gambino was excellent. He was very informative and kept us interested and the tour was amazing. Storyville tours was amazing! Highly recommend!

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  • Management Response, about 28 days ago

    I am happy that you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for the review.

  • Marianne Angelsoe USA about 1 month ago


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  • Rachel Addison USA about 2 months ago

    Cemetary Tour

    The guide was very nice and knowledgable. He also helped by creating a wheelchair accessible path while on the tour.

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  • Jessica Robles Alabama, USA about 2 months ago

    Excellent Experience!

    Our tour guide Carlo was great! He was very knowledgeable & made our cemetery tour very interesting!

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  • Heather Mansour USA about 4 months ago


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  • Peter Traynor New Orleans, LA, USA about 4 months ago


    GREAT!!!! We had a great time!

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  • Deborah Calhoun Alabama, USA about 5 months ago


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