Voodoo Walking Tour

Voodoo Cemetery Walking Tour in New Orleans (Voodoo Temple, Congo Square)
Price: $25.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Central New Orleans.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress Casual, comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended.
Restrictions Collapsible wheelchairs are acceptable if passenger is accompanied by a responsible person.

Voodoo Walking Tour

Walk through St. Louis Cemetery #1 with Robert Florence (author of New Orleans Cemeteries and City of the Dead) and other knowledgeable guides, exploring the history of aboveground burial and the architectural details of this famous site of entombment.

Learn about the lives of those whose final resting place is in New Orleans, from chess champions to civil rights pioneers. Stroll past one of the infamous film locations of the movie "Easy Rider," the tomb of Marie Laveau the Voodoo Queen, and the future grave of actor Nicolas Cage.

Have you ever been interested in the concept of Voodoo? On this tour, not only will you visit the tomb of the Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau, you will also get to explore the mysteries of Voodoo. Your tour guides will share with you the realities and myths of Voodoo, a religious practice based on ancient West African beliefs. The tour continues as you visit the site of Marie Laveau's former home, as well as Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and the Voodoo Temple.

This tour will take you to the Congo Square, where you will have time to relax and enjoy this beautiful neighborhood and Louis Armstrong Park. Don't hesitate - join us on this New Orleans cemetary tour for an educational and intriguing experience.