Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

Type: Cemetery, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions



Map / Directions 10Best Says

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


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Guided Tours: Daily 10:30am

Map / Directions Admissions:

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

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  • 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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