This Map Will Take You To The Some Of The Best Mystical Spots In Louisiana
Magic is in the air.
Louisiana is known for its deep spiritual history. Home to Marie Laveau, the Voodoo culture is very much alive so the state (especially New Orleans) is known for it's mystical and magical attractions. These six spots mark some of the most fascinating things to do in Louisiana.
Voodoo aside, there are tons of super captivating sights to see throughout New Orleans and surrounding cities. Whether you're a tourist or a native, this scavenger map will help guide you to some of the best mystical spots around LA.
Address: 2040 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA
Why You Need To Go: It's basically like going to the top of the Eiffel Tower without climbing the steps because this classy restaurant used to sit atop Paris' iconic landmark. It was too heavy for the tip of the tower, so it was removed and brought to LA.
The Chime Tree
Address: 1 Palm Dr., New Orleans, LA
Why You Need To Go: From afar, you may actually think this tree is singing. Also known as the "Singing Oak," an artist filled this tree with tons of chimes painted black so they blend in. They sway in harmony, creating a beautiful song. One of the chimes is even 14 feet long.
Address: 801 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA
Why You Need To Go: This place may give you the heebie jeebies because it was once home to Pierre Antoine Lepardi Jourdan, who committed suicide on the second floor. Now a restaurant, Muriel's Jackson Square dedicated a Seance room for Jourdan, offering bread and wine daily at his reserved table.
Chauvin Sculpture Garden
Address: 5337 Bayouside Dr., Chauvin, LA
Why You Need To Go: This whimsicalfeatures vibrant and picturesque sculptures that look like they are straight out of a storybook. It portrays a beautiful timeline of the artist's (Kenny Hill) spirituality and struggles. Angels, cowboys and a 7,000-brick lighthouse are a few of many intriguing sculptures you'll find.
Marie Laveau's House Of Voodoo
Address: 739 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA
Why You Need To Go: The Queen of Voodoo is worshipped in LA and although there are countless Voodoo experiences throughout the state, this one offers a truly unique and inspiring look into the life of Laveau. It offers tons of spiritual tools and paraphernalia plus psychic and tarot card readings.
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
Address: 941 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA
Why You Need To Go: This rare andbuilt in the early 1700s gives off a look and feel. It's the oldest building to be used as a bar in the entire U.S. Grab a drink while traveling back 300 years ago to a time rich in history.