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Lake Lawn Metairie

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This final resting place is home to some exotic tombs, such as a pyramid-and-Sphinx mausoleum.
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5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My favorite part of our family trip to NOLA. Easy to navigate through, very clean, and safe feeling.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day touring Lake Lawn cemetery and learning the history related to the mausoleums. It was a fun and educational experience.

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This was my 2nd time visiting this cemetery in search for the Weeping Angel and I found it. A little hard to locate but it’s towards close to the Army of Tennessee Monument between lake and central ave. This cemetery it’s a must see beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

For some reason...especially because there’s so many tours trying to charge you, I expected That going alone would be complicated. Once I found The entrance, which actually makes you drive/cross the service road of the highway the opposite direction of the flow of traffic (I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank crystalpcw
Reviewed February 26, 2019

We came by here to "look up" a couple of my husband's relatives. I called ahead of time to find the lot, section and they were so nice to tell me to come by the office for a map (a must) and directions when we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MonaA2936, Owner at Lake Lawn Metairie, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Our team is delighted to know that you have had such a positive experience with us, and we appreciate you setting aside the time to share your high remarks. Thank you for your support. -Tiffany Simmons, General Manager

Reviewed February 6, 2019

In New Orleans we honor our dead and only want the best for them...this is where you will see people from all backgrounds and the way their families honor them. The architecture, the personal stories behind why a particular piece of land was chosen, how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

If you can only choose 1 cemetery to see when in New Orleans, this would be the 1 to pick for its elaborate burial vaults, statues and stain glass windows. You are able to dive around this cemetery and park to explore on foot. Some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank KC4444
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Lake Lawn is a wonderful place to explore with phenomenal mausoleums and interesting history. The famed Weeping Angel is in this cemetery. When I have guests in from out of town I always take them there. I live here in New Orleans but my last...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

My husband is in the funeral business and he was totally blown away by the cemetery in Metairie. When visiting NOLA you MUST do a cemetery visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

The funeral home provides a complimentary map and some informational sheets on who's who buried where. You can also park at the funeral home and walk around (but it's a very large cemetery). Please be mindful that actual funerals may be taking place, and please...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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March 19, 2017|
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Response from Antonio R | Reviewed this property |
walk through...
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
It's open to the public. You can get a map at the office that shows important graves. It is something to see
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from skaszab2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. May I suggest you do a web search. I am sure your answers will be there.