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St. Louis Cemetery No.1 – New Orleans, Louisiana

Touring one of the gorgeously, ornate cemeteries in New Orleans is something that I have been wanting to do since my first visit here in 2009.  When we were trying to plan which tour to take and looked at many different options.  We looked at finding a free tour and going on our own, but we found a brochure for Historic New Orleans Tours, Inc.  It was a really good tour.  The adult admission was $20 for adults ($15 for students).  While we weren’t incredibly thrilled about the tour guide, as far as personality, but he gave us a lot of information about the tombs, the families within the tombs, and we got to see Marie Laveau the voodoo queen’s tomb!  So, I am still very glad that we did take the tour.  I thought I would just simply share the eerie, beautiful tombs from St. Louis Cemetery No. 1:












Marie Laveau, Voodoo Queen’s Tomb




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    Kamila Pala
    April 17, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Again, something new for me! Cheers!

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      April 20, 2014 at 4:22 pm

      It was quite the experience! It would be fun to just walk through, but having the guide made it SO MUCH more interesting!

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    April 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    I love cemeteries, and this one is so beautiful. Fantastic photos!!!!!!

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      April 20, 2014 at 4:26 pm

      All of the ones in New Orleans are pretty impressive! I loved visiting. Thank you so much for the compliment and for taking the time to comment!

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    Marissa Sutera
    April 18, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    Great photos! I just got back from NOLA about a month ago and it was amazing to learn about all the history and stories of the old tombs. I always look forward to going back to NOLA!

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      April 20, 2014 at 4:29 pm

      Thanks, Marissa! There really is so much to learn in NOLA. It’s really amazing, and I would love to go back over and over! Such a fun city! Thanks for reading and commenting!

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