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St. Louis Cemetery No. 3

3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2902
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This cemetery was built on a former graveyard for lepers.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2902
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"above ground"
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"city tour"
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"below sea level"
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"facts and figures"
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"ornate architecture"
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"family tomb"
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"water table"
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"louis cemetery"
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"buried here"
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"self guided tour"
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"hurricane katrina"
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"burial"
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"bury"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who wants to visit a cemetrey, well infact I do, as do many thousands more. The cemetery is quite like nothing I have seen before. Because New Orleans is below sea level the graves have to be specially constructed and the toumbs are then placed...More

Thank cardinal999
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Cemeteries in NOLA are amazing- Creepy and beautiful. A lot of the cemeteries require tickets or tours but St. Louis #3 is FREE! I would suggest doing a little research on the cemetery just so that you have a better understanding of the area...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This was beautiful cemetery. It was a nice place to visit, beautiful monuments. A Very calm cemetery.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The old Cemeteries in New Orleans are interesting to see, but if you plan on visiting any one of them, visit with one of the many tours that are offered. It will be a guided tour and it will be safe. Cemeteries in the New...More

Thank LA-Traveler70043
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I have not done the other cemetery of the same name, but I was confirmed the St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 is one in the best shape. If you want to see the way the cemetry were built and have a feel of it; the...More

Thank ML_Travels140
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

The ARCS foundation Atlanta chapter toured this as part of a New Orleans immersion day. The cultural history and the art work of the tombs cannot be overstated. I recommend good walking shoes, respectful clothing, sunscreen and a good allocation of time. I was particularly...More

Thank James C
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Learned a lot about the history of New Orleans and why most burials are done above ground. We stopped here during our tour and the guide helped us with understanding laws which are different from New York and Miami.

Thank kenykeesh
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Stopped by to see some relatives. They are still there. I’ve made the trip since the late 60’s growing up. The crypts and mausoleums are very well kept considering all the obstacles through the years. I remember a trip where my dad wrote on an...More

Thank Elizabeth E
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

A must visit place whenever I visit New Orleans.There are tree large cemeteries, side by side I normally ride the cable car from downtown New Orleans and travel the short 3 or 4 mile to The City of the Dead. all the graves are above...More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I think this is one of the things you need to do when visiting New Orleans, we chose to visit this cemetery as it was near other places we wanted to visit. We came on our own, its strange to see all the Tomb's raised...More

Thank sally j
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reinos817
23 June 2018|
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Response from CACE232 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are walking pathways and it's not to big. Worth the trip
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