ABOUT "The St. Louis Haunted Cemetery # 1"
This is a beautiful cemetery with carefully sculpted tombs and markers of individuals who played a vital role in the history of the area. Here, you will learn about the fact that it is also the most haunted cemetery in Louisiana. The St. Louis Cemetery # 1 has so many real ghost stories and legends associated with it, that Hollywood has made good use of it by making it the setting of very popular films. You may have seen the cemetery in the movie “Easy Rider”, or even in the box office hit called “Interview with the Vampire”. While these are two of the most popular movies to feature this spooky graveyard, they are not the only cinemas to feature the location. The entire “look and feel” of this particular cemetery lay way for some of the best of the best when it comes to ghosts and legends that are frightening in nature. Tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie LaveauNot many individuals realize it, but New Orleans is an area that lies below sea level. This means, when it comes time to bury the dead, it is done by building above ground structures that house the dead bodies. These are often referred to as “tombs”. Instead of these grounds being called “cemeteries” or “graveyards”, they are often referred to as “The Cities of the Dead”. This particular “City of the Dead” hosts one of the most notorious tombs of all time – and that is of Marie Laveau. This particular woman is known as the “Grande Voodoo Queen”. Many individuals in the area believe that this particular woman’s spirit haunts the graveyard, and any and all individuals who try to disrupt her rest, or “awaken”
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If you are looking to experience real ghosts, and real hauntings, the St. Louis Cemetery # 1 is the place to go. However, you must understand that since this is the oldest in the area, you will likely experience a high level of fright at this most haunted cemetery! New Orleans Cemetery Tour The Cemetery Tour is an adventure into the legendary St. Louis Cemetery, New Orleans' oldest city of the dead. You'll explore the cemetery, visit the tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau and learn about this secretive religion. New Orleans Cemetery Tour St. Louis Cemetery Number 1 425 Basin Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 504-483-2064 This walking tour is an extremely popular daytime adventure into the legendary St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans' oldest City of the Dead. Explore the cemetery and visit the tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. Step back in time with this historically accurate and educational tour. This is a daytime walking tour that combines some of the most fascinating elements in New Orleans: bullet The history of the French Quarter bullet The oldest and most historic cemetery bullet The history of New Orleans' Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau! Please be sure to visit the website for more information!!
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1400 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130