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Every Tomb Tells A Story: St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour

By The Savvy Native Walking Tours
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1h
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Highlights

  • Take A Walk With Us Among The Bones Of The Dead

  • Every Tomb Tells A Story - St. Louis Cemetery #1

  • Lived Lives, Locked In History Above Ground

  • Above Ground Tombs And Vaults - Established 1789

  • Entrance Restricted - Authorized Tour Companies Only!

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided Historical Walking Tour Of St. Louis Cemetery #1; The Oldest Existing Cemetery In New Orleans

Know Before You Book

  • We are volunteer tour guides for the Friends of the Cabildo & the Louisiana State Museum. We are members of the Tour Guide Association of Greater New Orleans, New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau and Save Our Cemeteries. We are registered tour operators for St. Louis Cemetery Number One.

What you can expect

To minimize risk in the world of Covid-19 and provide the safest and best possible tour experience, The Savvy Native has moved from individual tour bookings to Private Small Group Tours. Our tours are now available only to “familiar groups” of 1-4 guests or 5-8 guests. No mixed bookings. To keep our guides working we have priced our tours at cost. We greatly appreciate your patronage during this “new normal” and look forward to our time together. The same great guides! The same great tours!

LIVED LIVES, LOCKED IN HISTORY ABOVE GROUND

Take a walk with us among the bones of the dead in St. Louis Cemetery #1. Discover the grave sites of New Orleans’ famous like Paul Morphy, the world’s greatest chess player, Homer Plessy, Marie Laveaux, The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, living Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage and many, many, others . . .

ABOVE GROUND TOMBS AND VAULTS

Find out why, as New Orleans grew, a way to bury large numbers of people had to be found. Learn about our unique burial customs and what led to the evolution of New Orleans’ Cities of the Dead.

ENTRANCE RESTRICTED

Due to acts of vandalism and tomb desecration entrance to the St. Louis Cemetery #1 has been restricted by the Church. You can’t visit the Cemetery on your own, you must enter with a Licensed New Orleans Tour Guide authorized by the New Orleans Catholic Cemeteries. The Savvy Native is a Registered Tour Operator for the New Orleans Catholic Cemeteries.

Over 20 Different Ways To See New Orleans. Historically Accurate, Entertaining, Memorable And Always A Good Time - That's New Orleans With The Savvy Native. New Orleans Best Tour Experience!

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  • New Orleans Louisiana

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  • Backatown Coffee Parlor
  • 301 Basin Street
  • New Orleans Louisiana 70112
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