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Washington Artillery Park

Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Great perspective on river, nice ampitheatre

If one is taking a walking tour of the Jackson square area on Decatur street this is a must stop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James C
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Atlanta, Georgia
Worth a Brief Stop

Located right across from Jackson Square, and on top of several steps is this elevated concrete... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TheExplorerFamily
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Somerset, New Jersey
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This park has a mounted Civil War cannon that pays tribute to the 141st Field Artillery of the Louisiana National Guard.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
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Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
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"a great vantage point"
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"mississippi river"
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"jackson square"
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"louis cathedral"
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"photo ops"
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"street performers"
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"great place to take pictures"
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"nice place to walk"
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"decatur st"
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"cafe du"
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"french quarter"
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"local history"
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"people watching"
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"walking tour"
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"cannon"
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"benches"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If one is taking a walking tour of the Jackson square area on Decatur street this is a must stop. From the top of the artillery emplacement you can get the perspective on the river bend so significant in early New Orleans development. There are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right across from Jackson Square, and on top of several steps is this elevated concrete landing from where you can get spectacular views of the Cathedral in the front and the Mississippi River at the back. It is not exactly a Park in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the Mississippi River, across the street from Jackson Square, you have great views and photo opportunities from this location. The St Louis Cathedral is the backdrop of Jackson Square, turn around and you got the Mississippi River, right where the Steamboat Natchez docks....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here in December and unfortunately they're in the middle of a construction project here. The views were still awesome though. Loved just sitting here and taking in Jackson square and the Mississippi River.

Thank Ravenito
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to take in your surroundings a place for pictures. And enjoying the view, you are surrounded by history. Jackson square right in Front of you, plus a statue of Andre Jackson this is a very busy street usually full Of...More

Thank Lloyd M
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

During our December visit, we took advantage of a lovely Winter day, to stop by Washington Artillery Park, across from Jackson Square. This was a short visit, as we mainly wanted to look down on Jackson Square, and across to St Louis Cathedral, and the...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We went for the views and got some local history. It is a great place to see the river and Jackson square. It is worth the steps to walk up to see the vantage point. Great place to take pictures of the ST Louis cathedral,...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

It's under construction all around it, but it's still a decent place to view Jackson square. seating and some monuments.

Thank Bernardo F
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Good views of the square and cathedral, but don’t make a special trip. Also watch out for hustlers who ask about your shoes, spray them with soap and aggressively demand money for ‘cleaning’ them. Not pleasant.

Thank SAHoulwood8284
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Linger a while to catch the breeze and the views. Photograph St Louis cathedral day or night. People watch or see impromptu shows. A must do.

Thank harmsenom
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kathleenkparkerp2017
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Response from The_Loup_Garou | Reviewed this property |
Wow, that is a good question. I would contact the City of New Orleans, to inquire. I have never been married there, but then, it did not exist, when I was married in New Orleans, in 1971. Good luck, Hunt
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