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Lafayette No. 1

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Address: 1427 Sixth St, New Orleans, LA
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Our family enjoyed walking through here for 15 minutes and looking at the different graves. There are some uniquely inscribed graves to enjoy and it's free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago

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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family enjoyed walking through here for 15 minutes and looking at the different graves. There are some uniquely inscribed graves to enjoy and it's free.

Thank MeliChr
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and so interesting! Parked on a side street and walking around the ceremony. The age is remarkable on the crips and how whole families are buried together.

Thank Tracie
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,943 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,395 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely and historic cemetery in the Garden District. Definitely register for a tour either with Free Tours by Foot or the Save our Cemetery foundation. Well worth your time!

1 Thank WhitO5214
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a cab from the french quarter to this cemetery rather than find a tour or anything. It was great and located in a really beautiful neighbourhood in the garden district. Be sure to walk around after and check out all of the interesting houses. The cemetery itself was great. I enjoyed walking around at my own leisure rather... More 

Thank JayRussell88
Oregon City, Oregon, United States
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96 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arranged our tour through Save our Cemeteries, and were very pleased. The guide loves his work and introduced us to things we didn't know we didn't know, like all the different types of tombs. Not much shade for escape from sun and heat, but it only took about 1 hour.

Thank Maureen P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We took the tour from the bus and this was a beautiful cemetery. We did not go alone because most reviews warn against doing that.

Thank Jennifer G
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

A great place to do a self guided tour. There are plenty of free tour guides available online that you can follow along on your phone if you're interested in some of the history, or you can just move from grave to grave and let the headstones and tombs do the talking. Don't miss it.

Thank Zachary S
Laurel, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

It truly is a beautiful piece of history but is falling apart and needs some extra love. We did not have a tour through the cemetery but it was a stop during our bike tour where we were able to get out and walk around. Beautiful marble and stone plots everywhere.

Thank ckozlov
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44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We love visiting old cemeteries, and I'm so glad we stopped at this one. As we entered, they were just starting a tour. I can't remember the name of the woman holding the tour, but it was only $5. She explained the different methods of burial. We found it very interesting. So happy we got lucky when a tour was... More 

Thank Sitarra
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Our tour guide for the Garden District walking tour knew lots of really fun information about this cemetary. It was very informative and interesting.

Thank Mallory P

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