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“Cemeteries are fascinating!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
425 Basin Street, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112
504-596-3050
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Ranked #22 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Type: Cemeteries
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Founded in 1789, this cemetery is the oldest in New Orleans and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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“Cemeteries are fascinating!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Being in to genealogy, I am fascinated by cemeteries and I think New Orleans cemeteries are the most amazing I have ever visited in this country. This was a totally new experience for us and going to a New Orleans cemetery should be on every visitors list to "to dos"

Visited September 2012
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“A 'must see' Cemetery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

When you picture a New Orleans museum in your head - this museum is the image that will appear. It is the 'must see' attraction for people who want to see old above ground burials.

Visited October 2012
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“Take a Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

The cemetery is an amazing place. We found that we got much more out of our visit by taking a tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and explained many things we would have missed had we made the trip on our own.

Visited October 2012
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“Amazing cemetery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I love cemeteries and this is one of the coolest I`ve every been to. We took a tour with Save our Cemeteries and I`d highly recommend them. We weren`t interested in a sensational ghost tour and Brad delivered with an informative account of burial practice and history of the cemetery. There were a lot of people in the cemetery so we felt safe wandering around a bit more after our tour. Lots of warnings about safety, not sure if there`s anyone actually has been attacked. You do need a tour to get the most out of the experience though.

Visited November 2012
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“A must see!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Take a look. I've never seen anything like it! Take the tram but check the opening hours, there's a very good pub, the bulldog near by for lunch/ a huge variety of craft beers

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