Guided tour

New Orleans: Cemeteries Insiders Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

9 reviews

New Orleans: Cemeteries Insiders Walking Tour

From US$ 35 per person

Discover 3 of New Orleans' most important cemeteries on a tour with a local guide. Visit Masonic Cemetery #1, St. Patrick Cemetery #2, and Charity Hospital Cemetery.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the beautiful old tombs in The Masonic Cemetery #1
  • Learn about New Orleans' unique burial customs from your expert guide
  • Wander through the maze-like tombs in St. Patrick Cemetery #2
  • Pay your respects to the victims of Yellow Fever at the Katrina Memorial
Full description

Join a local guide for a walking tour through 3 of New Orleans’ hallowed historical cemeteries. Follow your guide through the maze of above-ground tombs in Masonic Cemetery #1, St. Patrick Cemetery #2, and the Katrina Memorial at Charity Hospital Cemetery.

During your tour, learn more about New Orleans' unique burial customs and traditions. Discover the history of the Masons at the Masonic Cemetery #1 and see unique tombs. In St. Patrick Cemetery #2, learn about New Orleans' connection to the Irish immigrants. Finally, arrive at Charity Hospital Cemetery where you will learn about the thousands of people buried in the graveyard behind the Katrina Memorial.

Includes
  • Walking tour inside 3 cemeteries
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at G's Pizza on Bienville Street.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • Tours take place rain or shine
  • This tour involves a substantial amount of walking
  • Tours are subject to cancelation due to poor weather conditions or minimum numbers not being met
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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September 19, 2021

Great experience! Learned a lot!

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