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Cemetery & Gris-Gris Tour

Cemetery & Gris-Gris Tour

Cemetery & Gris-Gris Tour

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New Orleans has absorbed many unique customs into its culture, including voodoo. On this walking tour, visit the tomb of Mari Laveau–Voodoo Queen of New Orleans–and learn about the unique above-ground burial customs at the St. Louis Cemetery.
Delight in the goose bumps crawling up your arms on this mysterious walking tour through one of the most haunted cemeteries in New Orleans, the St. Louis Cemetery. Visit the burial site of the "Voodoo Queen of New Orleans," high priestess Marie Laveau and get up close to the city's unique burial system, which consists of above-ground tombs and wall vaults. The tour guides will also talk about the voodoo religion–which is still practiced today–and how it influenced the city.


Inclusions :
  • Guided tour of cemetery
  • Transportation to and from cemetery
  • Souvenir "gris-gris" bag

Duration:
Approx. 2 hours
Available:
June 1-Sept. 30: Mon., Wed., Fri., and Sat.
Oct. 1–Nov. 25: Daily
Nov. 27–Dec. 31: Mon., Wed., Fri., and Sat.
Tour does not operate on Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
Departure time and location:
9 AM; from the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office
Return time and location:
11 AM; to the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office
Note:
Reservation confirmation is required. During the warmer summer months, light-colored clothes are recommended. Hats or umbrellas are also recommended as there is no shade in the cemetery. After booking online and printing your voucher(s), you must call Gray Line New Orleans as far in advance of your arrival as possible to confirm your reservation. Due to the popularity of this tour, it is very important to call as soon as possible; you must call by at least 4 PM the day prior to your desired tour date. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for this tour. Children younger than age 6 participate for free.

A partir de 19 €

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