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Washington Artillery Park

Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Under construction

It's under construction all around it, but it's still a decent place to view Jackson square... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bernardo F
New York City, New York
Views of the square

Good views of the square and cathedral, but don’t make a special trip. Also watch out for hustlers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“photo ops” (4 reviews)
Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Go during the early evening and catch the sunset while listening to an actual bag-piper. He might not be good, but the piping might relax you. After of which, head down the back stairs and to the Moonwalk (Riverwalk area), and watch as the Mississippi...More

Thank hellfirekeep
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This little park, directly across Decatur St from Jackson Square, and nestled along the Public Belt Railroad, and the RTA Streetcar Riverfront Line. Because of its elevation, it has a commanding view of both Jackson Square, and the River. We were strolling through Woldenberg Park,...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This has an excellent view of Jackson Square but be cautious of strangers. There were some street hustlers trying to scam me for money and got verbally violent when I politely said no thank you. If they talk about your shoes, don't engage with them.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This "park" is a great photo op in between Jackson Square and the River. Since it's elevated, you have both a cool view looking towards Saint Louis Cathedral as well as a view the other way looking out at the water. There isn't much to...More

1  Thank AlnAbroad
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Washington Artillery Park is across the street from Jackson Square and the St. Louis Cathedral. The view is amazing and great to capture the architecture and scenery surrounding the Cathedral and Jackson Square. If you walk over the steps and past the monument you can...More

Thank Hernan R
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is an urban “park” overlooking the park and cathedra on one side and the water on the other. There is a large cannon “protecting” the water approach and plaques highlighting local history. It leads to a walkway/park area that follows the waterfront. Nice place...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Washington Artillery Park is located directly across from Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral. It is also right on the Mississippi and offers many photo ops. It is a nice historic monument and provides culture of the NO area.

Thank Christopher H
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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13 September 2017|
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