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Explore St. Roch Market and Cemetery

Explore St. Roch Market and Cemetery

Duration:2.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

A native New Orleanian, I've lived in the Bywater neighborhood for the past 16 years. I have a passion for sharing my knowledge of New Orleans history, architecture, culture, customs, and idiosyncrasies. I have a particular obsession with our beautiful cemeteries, the "cities of the dead." I've been exploring and photographing our cemeteries since I was an adolescent. Now a licensed tour guide…
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What we’ll do

In this neighborhood stands a restored 19th century market, now a food hall featuring local and international cuisine. We will begin our journey on foot here at the St. Roch Market. Feel free to stop at any number of the vendors for a refreshment prior to learning the history of the market and neighborhood. I live and breathe New Orleans architecture- its vernacular quirkiness requires a keen…

What else you should know

Food and drink available for purchase, and bathrooms are located inside St. Roch Market. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

What to bring

umbrella for intense sun and rain
Insect repellent
sunscreen

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Where you'll be

This experience is bookended by two fascinating places: on one end, left abandoned and near collapse since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the historic St. Roch market has risen from the ashes with a $3.7 million renovation. On the other end, six blocks behind the market, sits beautiful St. Roch cemetery, a little-explored hidden gem among New Orleans' famous "Cities of the Dead."

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 9 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

Food and drink available for purchase, and bathrooms are located inside St. Roch Market. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.
Scott
history walk
Explore St. Roch Market and Cemetery
27 reviews
From ₹2,486/person
27 reviews
From ₹2,486/person