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NOLA Cemetery Tour with Voodoo Intro

NOLA Cemetery Tour with Voodoo Intro

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I began Historic New Orleans Tours in 1995 out of my passion for this city's enchanting history. I've written books and founded a cemetery preservation group. I regularly show travel writers the city and have been featured on the History Channel and many other international travel programs. I and the city's best guides, including scholars, educators, actors and musicians, look forward to…
Rob And Helene
Rob And Helene
Rob And Helene
Rob And Helene

What we’ll do

After an explanation of New Orleans burial customs, we give a brief overview of Voodoo, featuring Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau's tomb, exploring the realities and myths of this curious phenomenon. Learn about its ancient West African religious basis and the crossovers it made with Roman Catholicism in slave-holding colonies. From chess champion Paul Morphy to civil rights pioneer Homer Plessy, and…

What else you should know

This tour runs rain or shine! We will be walking on flat terrain for under a mile, so please make sure you are dressed comfortably and are hydrated for the tour. Please bring an umbrella if needed.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Hand-held paper fans A small fan to keep you a bit cooler during the summer months.

What to bring

Consider bringing an umbrella to protect from heat or rain
bottled water to stay hydrated
comfortable shoes and clothing for the experience

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Where you'll be

Stroll through the past and present of this fascinating city viewed through St. Louis Cemetery #1 (established 1789). This burial ground reveals New Orleans history more vividly than any other historic site. Aboveground burial and picturesque decay combine with awesome architectural features for an unforgettable experience. Stops include Congo Square, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and the site of Storyville, the city's former red light district.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, 23rd Jul    From 10:00 to 12:00.
£21 per person
12 of 12 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 12 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

This tour runs rain or shine! We will be walking on flat terrain for under a mile, so please make sure you are dressed comfortably and are hydrated for the tour. Please bring an umbrella if needed.
Rob And Helene
history walk
NOLA Cemetery Tour with Voodoo Intro
571 reviews
From £21/person
571 reviews
From £21/person