Remove Ads
3.3
3 votes

New Orleans Congo Square

700 N Rampart St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116 USA

  • Independent
Add to Trip

Heads up!

Due to the spread of COVID-19, some points of interest may be closed or have restrictions. Please stay safe and call ahead to get the latest information.

Remove Ads

“full of musical & cultural history”

In Louisiana’s French and Spanish Era of the 18th Century, slaves were commonly allowed Sundays off from their work. They were allowed to gather in the “Place de Negres”, "Place Publique", later "Circus Square" or informally "Place Congo" at the back of the town where the slaves would set up a market, sing, dance and play music. Preserving the historic meeting space of slaves in the 1800s and celebrating the undeniably rich jazz history of New Orleans, Armstrong Park is a site of cultural reflection and a commitment to continuing the community spirit

Read More >
Add Review
Thanks!
Your Rating
1
2
3
4
5

Reviewed by
Sfreiling

  • 63 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
March 05, 2017
Rated 2.0

The day we went to visit, there were only a few people present. Those that were present looked a little shady, so we did not enter the park but viewed it from the sidewalk. There was not much to see and nothing going on.

Was this helpful?

Be the first to add a review to the New Orleans Congo Square.

New Orleans Congo Square

700 N Rampart St
New Orleans, Louisiana
70116 USA

Hours not available

Problem with this listing? Let us know.

  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
See More Details (1)
Remove Ads

Nearby Hotels

New Orleans, Louisiana
FastBook
$$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
FastBook
$$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Related Trip Guides

Remove Ads
32131