ST. LOUIS CEMETERY #1

ST. LOUIS CEMETERY #1 HISTORICAL TOURS

1 HOUR / STARTING AT $10

10:30am and 2:30pm Daily

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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, 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.

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Meet us at Backatown Coffee, 301 Basin Street – the starting point for your St. Louis Cemetery #1 Historical Tour. You will receive a detailed confirmation including date, time and map. Thank You!

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MEET ONE OF OUR GUIDES

French Quarter, St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans Tours
Regine Richter-McClain

(Pictured Above: Regine poses near Butcher’s Hall at the statue of Jacques the Butcher, a French Market merchant of the 19th century.)

As a German native and journalist by training, I covered New Orleans and the American South extensively for German Public Radio.  My tours focus on what makes New Orleans so unique and so different from the rest of the world.  I am a licensed City of New Orleans Tour Guide, a member of the Tour Guide Association of Greater New Orleans and a Friends of the Cabildo Certified Tour Guide.

thesavvynative.comThe Savvy Native is a group of experienced local tour guides who were either born in New Orleans or wish they had been.

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