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Famous Cemeteries in New Orleans

Unique tombs and graveyards to visit in the Big Easy.

The famous cemeteries and mausoleums of New Orleans are just more proof that this is a town like no other. These distinctive burial grounds are crammed with marble above-ground tombs, necessitated by the wet, swampy land. The graveyards resemble eerie villages of white, hence they’re known as “cities of the dead.”