Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

Type: Cemetery, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Historic Sites: Founded in 1833, Lafayette Cemetery stands out as one of area's earliest and perhaps the city's first planned cemetery. It was specifically designed to accommodate funeral processions and is...  Read More
Tours and Excursions, Sightseeing: Founded in 1833 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, this is New Orleans first planned cemetery. Distinguished by the intersecting avenues this cemetery was designed to...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Guided Tours: Daily 10:30am

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $10; Child (11 and under) Free

  • Historic Sites: "Many of the German and Irish immigrants buried here succumbed to devastating 19th-century yellow-fever epidemics."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: This is a natural add-on to any visit to the Garden District or Commander's Palace.

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