Congo Square in New Orleans, LA
700 N Rampart St New Orleans, , LA 70116
The following tours go by Congo Square:
Enjoy touristy spots in New Orleans such as the southern corner of Armstrong Park is Congo Square, an open space where slaves and free blacks gathered throughout the 19th century for meetings, open markets, and the African dance and drumming celebrations that played a substantial role in the development of jazz. Local voodoo practitioners still consider Congo Square a spiritual base and gather at the Square for rituals.