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Pay What You Feel St Louis #1 Cemetery Tour with Nola Tour Guy

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On the Corner of Rampart and St Louis under tree.

500 N Rampart

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New Orleans in 1789 was expanding exponentially. This created a problem: in a city where high ground was at a premium for the living, there was no place for the dead. To solve this problem, St Louis Cemetery was constructed in a swampy section behind the city referred to as “a city of the dead” by Mark Twain. A great place to learn about the history and traditions of City Of New Orleans is by exploring this city of the dead, the oldest cemetery still in use in New Orleans.This isn't a ghost tour, but the real history of our city of the dead. Your guide will be standing on the corner of St Louis street and Rampart under the tree holding an umbrella that says "free tour meet here"

What you will see on this tour:

-Learn about our unique burial traditions

-See the tombs of many noteable New Orleanians Marie Laveau and Homer Plessy

A tour guide is required to enter St Louis Cemetery #1.

While this tour is free to book a gratuity is required ($10-20 per person suggested) at the end of the tour.


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On the Corner of Rampart and St Louis under tree.

500 N Rampart

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