When my family decided to go vacation on New Orleans, hubby and I decided to visit the St, Louis Cemetery No. 1. Yes, It's a cemetery and one of the most popular place to visit so don't miss the opportunity to see and stepped your foot.
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is the oldest and most famous attractions in New Orleans. It was opened in 1789, as the main burial ground when the city was redesigned after a fire in 1788.
Saint Louis Cemetery was name of three Roman Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana in the 18th century and 19th century. Most of the graves are above-ground vaults.
It was hot and sunny during our tour in St. Louis Cemetery No.1. Little Travelentz didn't appreciate this kind of stuff so we don't stay longer after the tour we headed to the Welcome Centre. The story is interesting so you might consider checking this most popular destination once you're there.
Tips in Visiting St. Louis Cemetery No. 1:
- Bring water
- Bring your Camera
- Guided tour
- Small cemetery so don't expect too much. The history is amazing.
- Located at: 425 Basin Street New Orleans, LA 70112
Some of the tombs