St. Louis #1 opened in 1789, the same year the US Constitution was adopted. This one square block is home to over 700 tombs and more than 100,000 dead! Visit the tomb of the Weeping Woman, the New Orleans Musicians Tomb and, its most notorious resident, Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau!
Walk through St. Louis Cemetery #1, the site of the classic movie "Easy Rider," as your professional licensed guide recounts the background of the famous and infamous people who are buried there.
Make a wish or cast a spell at the tomb of Marie Laveau - the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans - and discover how she was able to be in two places at once.
Listen to the evolution of Voodoo - which is still practiced today - and learn how it became such a factor in the Crescent City.
Learn about our unique above ground burial customs and the tombs of various "societies."
Note: This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested.