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Canal Street Cemeteries of New Orleans

No other tour company offers such a knowledgeable, story-filled tour of five of New Orleans most unique cemeteries. This tour includes Catholic, Jewish, Protestant, and non-denominational cemeteries and focuses on explaining our burial practices as well as the stories of the people who rest in the tombs. Expect incredible photo opportunities!

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  • What's included :
    • Guided tour through 4-6 New Orleans cemeteries
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Cypress Grove and Greenwood Cemeteries, New Orleans, LA

      Your first stop will be Greenwood Cemetery, home to some of the grandest above-ground tombs in New Orleans. Your guide will give you an explanation of our unique interment practices and show you some of the most beautiful resting places of New Orleans families, as well as immigrant society tombs, firemen's benevolent tombs, and a Civil War monument.
      In Greenwood cemetery, you'll visit a Chinese tomb, a wall of tombs of unknown Confederate soldiers, and hear some stories of interesting local characters.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Hurricane Katrina Memorial, 5056 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-5835

      After the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, dozens of victims of the storm remained unidentified, so a memorial was built in this 180-year old cemetery to honor them. Your guide will tell you the story of this remarkable cemetery and how the community made it happen.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: St. Patrick Cemetery No. 1, 5000 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

      New Orleans' Catholic history is the reason behind our unique burial practices, so we will visit a Catholic cemetery established in 1841. Your guide will share some of New Orleans Irish history and you walk among the tombs.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Dispersed of Judah Cemetery, 4937 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

      New Orleans has had a Jewish community since its early days, and some of our loveliest cemeteries are Jewish burial grounds. Your guide will share with you how Jewish people keep their faith obligations intact in a Catholic, below-sea level city and tell you some of the stories of some of New Orleans most important benefactors in commerce, charity, and the arts.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      5101 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
      Return Detail :
      Sacred Grinds Coffee House, 5055 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by Lucky Bean Tours

    Activity ID: V-52219P15

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