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Walking The Devil's Empire Tour

 New Orleans, LA
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Embrace the mercurial magic of New Orleans on this Walking The Devil's Empire Tour. Uncover murder, music, mayhem, and more. All travelers meet under the glowing arch of Armstrong Park, set on the edge of the French Quarter and adjacent to one of the richest pieces of African history in North America, Congo Square. It is here where some of the earliest gatherings of Voodoo and Hoodoo practitioners took place. Depending on your guide, you might take a short walk near the old Parish Prison, the haunting site of one of the awakening of The American Mafia. Hear hidden, but very true history of organized crime in North America, from the largest mass lynching in U.S. history, to what would become one of nation’s most notorious and unsolved cases of serial murder: the dreaded Axe-man. For those who love more recent macabre moments, tour-goers might request the tragic, ripped-from-the-headlines reality of a pair of star-crossed lovers whose relationship ended in dismemberment and demonic possession. Then you will end at Madam Lalaurie's home and learn about what happened within the walls. If you are ready to be spooked, book your True Crime, Ghost, Voodoo, and Vampire tour today.

Activity Highlights
  • Walking The Devil's Empire Tour departing from North Rampart Street in New Orleans
  • Visit Marie Laveau's house, the famed Voodoo Queen who once ruled New Orleans.
  • Hear chilling stories about the awakening of The American Mafia and the dreaded Axe-man
  • Travel through the black and blood red history of the city once called “The Hottest Hell"
  • Award-winning team of historians and esoteric experts
  • Central meeting point outside Armstrong Park
  • Adults 17+ only experience

Duration: 2 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

What's Included
  • Walking The Devil's Empire Tour in the French Quarter
  • Local story-telling guide
  • Souvenir bracelet
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Raincoat, umbrella, or poncho
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Bottled water
  • Camera
  • ID
Restrictions
  • Due to the uneven sidewalks of the French Quarter, this tour is not recommended for guests in wheelchairs.
  • Must be 21 years old or older to consume alcohol.
  • Intoxicated travelers will not be permitted.
  • No refunds for no-shows or late arrivals.
  • Service animals and pets are not permitted.
  • Tour maximum is 20 guests.
  • Tour is for ages 17+ only.
Additional information
  • In the event of inclement weather, vendor reserves the right to alter, modify, or reschedule any tours due to weather or unsafe conditions. If you can not reschedule, you will be fully refunded.
  • There are many restrooms throughout the French Quarter. You will stop at one midway point of the tour.
  • Street parking is available for a fee.
Location

801 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

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Hot as Hell

about 7 months ago
I loved it! Jeremy was very knowledgeable in the history of NO! He presented every story with heart! Thank you Jeremy!
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