Louis Armstrong Park

Park
North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Tips

  • The park honors the remarkable Jazz trumpeter & is home to the 1st New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival! See some noteworthy examples of African-Americans' contributions: http://bet.us/BHM
  • Louis Armstrong Park was created to preserve Congo Square and to honor Louis Armstrong. Congo Square was the historic meeting place of slaves in the 1800s.
  • Good to visit by day.
  • Check out the Botanical Garden, it's gorgeous.
  • Beautiful park! Definitely take the time to walk through the entire thing.
  • A lovely park with food vendors and trinkets deserves a Becherovka or two! Stick around for the Thursday Jazz in the Park concerts.
  • Jazz in the park. A beautiful Thursday night!
  • There is a walking tour via the National Park Service that starts here. You can listen on your phone and it is worth doing so.
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  • Was really clean.
  • Gorgeous park. Pretty waterways and bridges. Panhandlers will likely approach.
  • Lot of history here!
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  • This place needs a lot of work. Its almost eerie in a sense. Fun place to hangout if you are a teenager.
  • An excellent place to stumble upon some music!
  • Large park on the edge of the French Quarter. Popular venue for many festivals, starting place for races, and home to Congo Square where slaves would gather to play music and sell goods on Sundays.
  • Small but interesting park named after one of the greatest trumpet player of all times
  • So much history here. The symbolism of Congo Square inside a park named after on of most famous jazz musicians and how it's importance plays into the story of jazz is to be appreciated
  • Its a nice park but feels artificial. Not your typical nature filled park to relax in
  • Louis Armstrong Park is just the place to & have an awesome family picnic! Plenty of sculptures to enjoy right on the waters edge. Located outside the french quarter to take a bike/hike over to it!

Nearby places

New Orleans, LA 70037
800 Decatur St (at The French Market)
820 N Rampart St (at St. Ann sT)