Beautiful memorials and lots of history; go with a guide. Locals spot, but questionable safety. Shade and benches.
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As part of a walking tour we learned the history of the park- which is old and storied. There is a beautiful stone courtyard surrounded by beautiful trees and benches. Several statues and art installations. Worth a visit
This place was very nice! Cool statues, nice shade trees, interesting installations. We were on a tour that included this as the starting point. LOVED hearing the history of the park. I don't know if you would get the same experience without the benefit of...More
Congo Square is where enslaved Africans, enduring the most brutal and oppressive conditions, came together to create music that would change the world. Without a doubt, this is one of the most culturally-significant sites in the United States. The music and culture that originated in...More
I loved visiting this park! Other reviews I saw were mixed, but the park was very clean and nice when I was there. I took my lunch with me and enjoyed the fountain and quiet in the midst of the bustling city. The bridges are...More
We wandered through this beautiful park, taking in the statues, bridges, water displays, peaceful ponds and walkways. We were there during the afternoon and found the park to be peaceful and safe.
This park was beautiful and I learned a lot from just walking. The landscape was a spectacle to see and that statues were a work of art. There was a beautiful fountain in the middle of the park surround by water and a bridge that's...More
We were walking around downtown New Orleans and walked down to take a closer look at the big ARMSTRONG arch we saw in the distance. it was a nice park with some statues commemorating Louis Armstrong and jazz. It is worth the walk over to...More
The park is lovely and the crowds attracted by the festival were easy going, very diverse, and most congenial. There are festivals there very often but we're glad we went for the zydeco. All the bands we heard were good, and the plaza in front...More
I read a lot about Treme before going. A lot of material warns tourists off. But I found the park to be historic and of importance to the community. I wish the city would work harder to promote this area, as the locals could use...More