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Lalaurie Mansion

French Quarter
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Address: 1140 Royal St, New Orleans, LA

Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a peak...

Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a peak at this historic mansion (circa 1832) will send chills up and down your spine.

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Quick stop and nothing more

This is a great place to stroll by if you happen to know the history. If not, then read up on it or take one of the many haunted/ghost/oddity tours that stop by the mansion and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
Fairfax County, Virginia
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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82 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "ghost tour" made so many claims that you have to be brainless to accept. Know many neighbors near the house and NOTHING even remotely close to any described events occur there .....except to the gullible. A waste of our time and money.

Thank Bibbie371
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Walked by and took some pictures knowing the history of Lalaurie Maison, for my surprise, when I added some bright to the pictures I discover a ghostly shape sitting on the edge of the balcony by the 3rd window. Check the pictures.

Thank Milton V
Fairfax County, Virginia
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a great place to stroll by if you happen to know the history. If not, then read up on it or take one of the many haunted/ghost/oddity tours that stop by the mansion and explain. I would try to avoid walking by between 8pm and 11pm just because that place is swimming in seas of people on those... More 

2 Thank kyurinich
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Such a horrid history to this place and it felt morbid just wanting to go near the site, but that's what we did one drizzly early NOLA morning. Bring a private residence now, a walk past is about all you can do. But still we felt it a must-see. We would have walked right past if it wasn't for the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful but is privately owned so you only get a taste of it from the outside. Got a little history of it on Ghost City Tours, but nothing that substantial.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

and open to interpretation. Lalaurie Mansion is currently a private residence dating back 200+ years. Spooky place with creepy history.

Thank ValinNola
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is one of the nicest looking buildings in the French Quarter but once you learn of what happened inside it becomes one of the most creepiest and evil places in the world.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Lalaurie Mansion is very easily missed. Its a beautiful home and if you read the history of the mansion you can't help but feel goosebumps standing near it. It appears as the house was bought and nicely remodeled, I must say, but other than that you cannot access to the inside. Do not expect much and be clearly on... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you are like me, the type of person who is thrilled by just looking at a place and thinking about what happened there, the Lalaurie Mansion is a great place to check off the list. The stories of the atrocities committed by Madame Lalaurie made this a place I had to see when I visited New Orleans. Just know... More 

1 Thank gut1356
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Although everyone in town has this idea that the place is haunted. I have never seen on bit of evidence. That I could not debunk. Get over the Coven story it's not real. Although there is a fraction of truth about the going on there ,most people will tell you it a story made up to sell you oil products... More 

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