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You'll start at
400 Burgundy St
400 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USAWe meet in front of the Three Legged Dog tavern located on the corner of Burgundy and Conti Streets.
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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    At the oldest cemetery in New Orleans, you'lll be introduced to the oven vaults and its burial process. You will see erected a tribute to the contribution of African Americans in business, religion, music, and socially. You will see the most visited tomb around and that's of the famous Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. Although not dead, you'll also see the unusual and unique tomb that fits his personality and that is Nicholas Cage. You'll go by the Italian Society Tomb where a famous scene from an iconic movie was filmed, Homer Plessis, Bernard de Marigny and many more characters residing there.
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501 Basin St
501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USABasin Street Station, a Tourist Information Center, located at the corner of Basin & St. Louis Streets, is great place to freshen up, buy souvenirs, have a drink or get a map before you go on exploring our beautiful city.
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Departure Point
400 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Bottled water (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kathy E wrote a review Feb 2020
Swanton, Ohio6 contributions
Colin Taylor has fabulous historical knowledge and great personal stories that add to make this guided tour over the top! Thank you so much. Very impressive.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so very much, your wonderful comments in that review mean so much to me!!! Colin
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Elizabeth W wrote a review Oct 2019
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Very entertaining tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Colin was very knowledgeable and informative on this approximately one hour tour. His passion for the history and music of New Orleans is contagious and he made us laugh and amazed us with fun facts. Don't wait "a year
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
Responded 23 Oct 2019
I'm sorry I that I took so long to get back to you. Thank you so much for the wonderful review, it means so much to me, hope to see soon!!!
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Premium62 wrote a review Oct 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana8 contributions1 helpful vote
Best by far. Starts very close to cemetery. Colin has a wealth of historical knowledge. Would not think twice about going on another of his tours.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Thank you so much for the wonderful review it means so much to me and really helps my business grow hope to see you guys soon!!!
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Will G wrote a review Aug 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Colin is such a wonderful tour guide and fun person. He brings incredible knowledge and great passion to his tours. We walked away from our afternoon more knowledgeable and very entertained. I will be recommending Colin to everyone I meet, and I wouldn't hesitate to schedule
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
Responded 30 Aug 2019
Thank you so much for this wonderful review, hope to see you soon hugs!!!
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Jack C wrote a review May 2019
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We had planned to check out the cemetery on our own and he offered his tour. Another couple was already waiting. He kicked it off with very interesting facts about the culture of New Orleans and the burial process and use of the crypts. He also talked about voodoo and
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Cemeteries in New Orleans
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Thank you so much for this wonderful review, hope to see you back in New Orleans soon, hugs!!!
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Pam
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New Orleans tour
What a terrific tour. Colin was so interesting, informative and just damn fun. I enjoyed the tour from start to
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Kathy E
Swanton, Ohio
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How does he know all this stuff???
Colin Taylor has fabulous historical knowledge and great personal stories that add to make this guided tour over
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Mary D
10
Learned from a local who loves NOLA & had a great time!
Enjoyed our cemetery, culinary & cocktails tour today. Colin is great at sharing history infused with personal
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Lea
South Dakota
120
Best tour !!
Colin set up a custom tour for us which turned into an extra 90 minutes. We had the best time. Cemetery. French
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Kelly C
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Interesting night
We wanted to take a haunted tour during our vacation in New Orleans. Found this Haunted Tour and decided to take
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Nathan M
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Mr Miller
If you are looking for a great walking tour of the French Qtr...Colin is it! We went for the Ghost tour and got a
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Bibeau's
Peoria, Arizona
51
The Best Tour Guide!
If you are looking for a great walking tour of the French Qtr. and a cemetery...Look no further ! Colin was
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javier9311
10
Colin is the Best!
My friends and I went to New Orleans for Halloween, and we booked a tour to learn about the haunted places within
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GPoppins
Tampa, Florida
81
Collin
This was the best tour EVER! Collin shared personal stories plus historical facts about NOLA and the sights we
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xxxGourmetRenee
Sonoma, California
405
Collin is a Terrific Tour Guide
We thoroughly enjoyed our two hour tour of the French Quarter's "unexplained" side with our friendly guide Collin.
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