Cemetery & Gris-Gris Walking Tour

The cemetery and gris-gris takes tour you on an adventure through the ghosts of New Orleans’ spooky past! Walk through St. Louis Cemetery No.1, the site of the classic movie Easy Rider. Your professional licensed guide recounts the stories of the countless famous and infamous people who are buried there. Ensure that you 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. Learn about the intriguing evolution of Voodoo including how it became so prominent in the Crescent City and why it is still practiced to this day. Find out the origins of 'gris-gris' and take home your own souvenir gris-gris bag, complete with mysterious ingredients. You will learn about New Orleans’ unique above-ground burial tradition and why St Louis Cemetery No.1 is one of the most haunted, and haunting cemeteries in the region. Learn the stories of the tombs of various societies, including the Italian Mutual Benevolent Society tomb, recognisable as the ghostly backdrop in Easy Rider. This historic cemetery that first opened in 1789 contains a plethora of history of the area and will scare and delight you in equal measure! The tour is two hours long, which allows for the perfect medium of sharing a fantastic amount of New Orleans’ dubious and eerie heritage and not overexerting any legs! Languages English. Redeem informationVoucher type: PrintedPrinted Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.LocationStarting point: Gray Line ticket officeEnd point: Same as starting pointScheduleOpening dates09:00 - 11:00Duration: 2 HoursGuiding optionsGuiding type: Guide

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