New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour

701 N Rampart St , Louis Armstrong Park Arch New Orleans, Louisiana 70116 1-800-987-9852    Chat Now  
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New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour
Detail Duration: 2 hours
New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour Schedule Schedule
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Stride into the very heart of the birthplace of jazz with the invigorating New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour. Based in the splendid city of New Orleans, LA, this mesmerizing journey immerses you into the enchanting world of jazz music, showcasing the most iconic venues and familiarizing you with the legends and hotspots that shaped this unique scene. The resounding tunes of jazz clubs, the historical, beating heart of Congo Square, and the atmospheric stories of jazz pioneers are all on the list for this captivating experience.

Your intimate exploration of jazz history begins in the vibrant, music-filled streets of the French Quarter. Here, expect to take in about two miles of walking over roughly two hours, delving deep into the rich tapestry of jazz culture. An expert guide steers the way, presenting the historical facts, thrilling anecdotes, and important locales that were instrumental in birthing and cultivating jazz music. Your comfortable walking shoes and a passion for music and history are the only accessories you need as you traverse the lively streets, absorbing the music and tales that weave through every corner.

The New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour invites you to visit legendary locales like Preservation Hall and Congo Square. Get introduced to the Preservation Hall, which is a timeless fixture in the New Orleans music scene, known for its traditional New Orleans Jazz. While at the Congo Square - a historic area within Louis Armstrong park, your guide recounts how slaves used to gather there to create music, which eventually evolved into the distinctive jazz style.

Dive into the riveting history associated with these landmarks. Learn about the significant transformations brought about by influential jazz personas such as Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Sidney Bechet. Discover how their contributions cemented the soul of jazz within the fabric of New Orleans and gained immense recognition worldwide.

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 Stop at  Congo Square
Immerse yourself in rich African-American history at Congo Square in New Orleans. Formerly a meeting ground for enslaved Africans, it's now a vibrant cultural hub brimming with lively music festivals, unique craft fairs, and riveting tales waiting to be uncovered. Admire the vibrant murals, recreating scenes of gatherings from centuries past.
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 Stop at  Frenchmen Street
Unveil the vibrant heart of New Orleans at Frenchmen Street. A bustling area renowned for its electric live music, authentic Creole cuisine, and eclectic local art markets. Step into local galleries, drink in hand, letting the jazz-infused atmosphere carry you into a world of wonder and Southern charm. This is the Big Easy at its most candid and spirited. Swing by Frenchmen Street, where New Orleans plays the night away.
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 Stop at  Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans, LA
Explore the heart of New Orleans at the historic Louis Armstrong Park. This beautiful haven blends nature, art and culture – featuring majestic statues, the iconic Congo Square, and the birthplace of jazz. Immerse yourself in the powerful history and vibrant soul of The Big Easy.
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 Stop at  New Orleans Jazz Museum in New Orleans
Immerse yourself in the rhythmic heart of New Orleans at the Jazz Museum. Nestled in the historic Old U.S. Mint building, this iconic museum showcases a brilliant celebration of this deeply rooted music genre. With live performances, educational exhibits & a collection of over 25,000 pieces of Jazz memorabilia, it's a journey through the soul-touching magic of jazz.
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 Pass By  Treme Neighborhood
Discover the rich heritage and vibrant energy of New Orleans' oldest African-American neighborhood, Treme. Steeped in tradition and bursting with music, Treme offers a captivating glimpse into the city's Afro-Creole roots and their enduring cultural influence. Explore iconic venues, historical sites, and savor delectable Creole dishes.

In summary, the New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour offers an immersive exploration of the city's jazz heritage by leading you through its historic venues and recounting the captivating stories of jazz royalty. Under the guidance of an expert guide, you are ushered into the enchanting world of jazz music, leaving with a deeper understanding of its roots and irresistible allure. Trust in this adventure to illuminate a vibrantly painted picture of jazz in New Orleans, carrying your spirit aloft on the timeless tunes of this musical city.


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