Are you looking for spooky haunted places to visit in New Orleans? There are literally hundreds of places you can go, but we have narrowed it down for you. Look no further! Here are the top three haunted attractions in New Orleans to spook yourself silly.
Lalaurie House: The Lalaurie house was built in 1831 for Dr. Louis Lalaurie and his wife Delphine. She was esteemed for her elegant balls and charitable efforts to help the poor and sick. But when a fire broke out in 1834, fireman discovered seven slaves locked in an interior room, chained, starved, and beaten. Upstairs, they discovered more slaves, some dead, others with limbs amputated or intentionally deformed. The victims are rumored to haunt this private residence to this day.
La Pavilion Hotel: La Pavilion Hotel is well known for its numerous hauntings. At least four ghosts have been positively identified by paranormal research teams, including a young aristocratic couple, a dapper gentleman, and a teenage girl. La Pavilion Hotel has been voted by visitors as one of the best haunted hotels in the area.
St. Louis Cemetery: You can’t visit New Orleans’s spookiest places without going to the St. Louis Cemetery. It sits below sea level, so all of its graves are above ground. Ghosts of Civil War victims mingle with Yellow Fever victims and other unfortunate souls. One of the most well known ghosts in this cemetery is the local legend Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. Rumor has it that if you knock on her tomb three times, make three Xs on it in chalk, and knock three more times, she may just answer your wish.
New Orleans is one of the best cities to find creepy, spooky haunted places to visit. So put on your voodoo beads, pull out your haunted historical sites guide, and get spooky.
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