We rented bikes and checked out this cemetery. There was a famous water salesman there selling water for $1. Bonus! Looked around and found the Grumpy family and enjoyed the history.
About Lafayette Cemetery No.1
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One does not NEED a guided tour. They can be useful, however. We found doing research in advance was of value. The cemetery is on the St Charles streetcar route. About a 5 minute walk from the stop. Coffee/tea bar on the route. It is...More
This cemetery was beautiful, educational, and slightly scary at the same time. You can learn a lot about how death was handled hundreds of years ago with the tours, however our trip was cut short due to a black cat we saw in the distance...word...More
It was interesting to see this old cemetery with all the graves above ground. This is in the garden district. Felt safe with lots of people walking through. Only open from 7:00a - 3:00p. Some of the tall tombs are falling apart which is sad....More
Very safe place to visit. Do a guided tour or find one on your phone. So much history of nola. It's not that big, so easy to navigate. Well worth a visit. Turn right on exit and Starbucks at the end of the road. Magazine...More
We went here on a tour and it was truly fascinating. The tour guide showed up some spots where movies have been filmed. There is also a cemetery cat who is super friendly. I would recommend a guided tour.
It's a shame of how unkkept the cemetary is, but beautiful nonetheless. It was interesting to look at all the different archeitectural designs used. I hope the city does more to start preserving these places. Saw a black cat while I was there....my cue to...More
This cemetery is in the Garden District and in a safe area. There were a lot of people touring it when we visited and we felt safe. I visited another cemetery(St. Louis?) last time we visited and we didn't stay-felt very vulnerable.