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  • Quirky Monuments of New Orleans

    Quirky Monuments of New Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    Since the 1850s, New Orleans has erected statues and public works of art to celebrate its heroes and quirks.

  • Flashy Tombs of Metairie Cemetery

    Flashy Tombs of Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    If you were a 19th century rich person and wanted to be buried in a pyramid or a picturesque ruin, Metairie Cemetery was the place to go.

  • Statue of Ignatius J. Reilly

    Statue of Ignatius J. Reilly

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The unlikely hero of John Kennedy Toole's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "A Confederacy of Dunces," in life-size bronze.

  • Nicholas Cage's Pyramid Tomb

    Nicholas Cage's Pyramid Tomb

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    In 2010, actor Nicolas Cage purchased two adjacent plots for his final resting place, a 10-ft. tall pyramid tomb. Latin inscription "Omnia Ab Uno," translates as "Everything From One."

  • Voodoo Museum

    Voodoo Museum

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    Real human skulls, voodoo dolls, and a Rougarou: a man with a gator head. Small, but packed with real voodoo items.

  • Musee Conti: Wax Museum of New Orleans

    Musee Conti: Wax Museum of New Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    History of New Orleans told in 147 figures, plus a Haunted Dungeon.

  • Storyland


    New Orleans, Louisiana

    26 fairy tale statues and buildings built by Mardi Gras float-makers.

  • Jefferson Davis Died Here

    Jefferson Davis Died Here

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The first and only President of the Confederate States of America outlived the Civil War by almost 25 years, and died in a New Orleans house.

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