Explore St. Louis Cemetery Number 1, New Orleans oldest cemetery and site of the famous tomb of Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau! This escorted tour takes visitors through one of the great Cities Of the Dead. Tombs and vaults stand tall in French and Spanish traditions. Elaborate family tombs, economic wall vaults, and society mausoleums are all clustered throughout the meandering walkways and passages. As the final resting place of many historical figures, this tour is rich with enchanting stories and fascinating burial traditions of old New Orleans.
This tour meets at the lobby of Basin St. Station Visitor Center located at 501 Basin Street. Reservations are limited space - first-come, first-serve.
Laura plantation represents the many different cultural influences at play in the South during this time period: initially, the plantation was built and run by a French Creole family and was later turned over to a German family who ran it for nearly 100 years.More Info »