Louis Armstrong Park
Louis Armstrong Park
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Neighbourhood: Tremé
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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  • James C
    48 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful park steeped in history
    Beautiful park we visited as part of a walking tour. Our guide touched on the vast history relevant to the area, but I’m sure a deeper dive would make a visit even more interesting. Also, lots of great old huge trees if that is your thing.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 February 2024
  • Michael O
    Lichfield, United Kingdom803 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Memorial not to be missed.
    Simply a park that begs any memory of the great man. The Park hosts music across the year and the gateway is astounding. The theatre Mahalia Jackson is a venue that remembers another great artist and has regular productions.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 April 2024
  • Sabra W
    Seattle, Washington247 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A memorial to jazz music
    Such a beautiful park to take a stroll. Though the park is dedicated to Louis Armstrong and jazz music it is also steeped in Voodoo history and the starting point for a number of voodoo and ghost tours. Catch it at sun down and see them light the sign up.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 April 2024
  • islandlovingtwosome
    Lake Forest, California101 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely And Serene. Nice Place For A Stroll.
    Nice, well-cared for park in the middle of New Orleans suburbia. Serene park with a lake, ducks, meticulously manicured lawns and statues. This is not a park to play in, it's more of a serene adult park. Many wonderful statues, including, of course, one of Louie himself. The white dome that bears the name of the park lights up at night and is widely visible from many areas of the city. Quite a lovely sight..
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 July 2024
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Humberto D
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Friends
The Sunday Drum Circle at Congo Square is really fun. Highly reccomended if you're looking for a cultural experience !!
Written 6 July 2024
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islandlovingtwosome
Lake Forest, CA101 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
Nice, well-cared for park in the middle of New Orleans suburbia. Serene park with a lake, ducks, meticulously manicured lawns and statues. This is not a park to play in, it's more of a serene adult park. Many wonderful statues, including, of course, one of Louie himself.
The white dome that bears the name of the park lights up at night and is widely visible from many areas of the city. Quite a lovely sight..
Written 2 July 2024
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TYsadventures
Brooklyn, NY889 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
Very clean manicured park with open space meaning great turning radius and surfaces inside the oak for wheelchairs. Several interesting states in the park.
Written 17 June 2024
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Barbra S
Arvada, CO144 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
While the history and some of the sculptures in this park were really cool - it felt forgotten, neglected, and empty. The auditorium is falling apart and in disrepair - and the park seemed unfinished and very unpopulated. I wanted it to be more grand to honor its namesake: Louis Armstrong.
Written 7 June 2024
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Sabra W
Seattle, WA247 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Such a beautiful park to take a stroll. Though the park is dedicated to Louis Armstrong and jazz music it is also steeped in Voodoo history and the starting point for a number of voodoo and ghost tours.

Catch it at sun down and see them light the sign up.
Written 21 April 2024
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Michael O
Lichfield, UK803 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Simply a park that begs any memory of the great man. The Park hosts music across the year and the gateway is astounding. The theatre Mahalia Jackson is a venue that remembers another great artist and has regular productions.
Written 3 April 2024
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Ita
New Haven, CT10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
The atmosphere was great, with beautiful statues, and amazing African history. Many people provide information and knowledge.
Written 25 February 2024
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James C
48 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Beautiful park we visited as part of a walking tour. Our guide touched on the vast history relevant to the area, but I’m sure a deeper dive would make a visit even more interesting. Also, lots of great old huge trees if that is your thing.
Written 15 February 2024
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Holly P
West Valley City, UT59 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Pretty park but a bit of a disappointment. The water feature wasn't turned on and there was no bathroom. But it is definitely worth a visit, to see the beauty that is there
Written 13 October 2023
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John H
Denver, CO64 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
It was a sad place. Dilapidated buildings, dead birds floating in the pond, dirty. I saw some good reviews but that was not our experience.
Written 10 October 2023
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