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Washington Square Park

700 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8512
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good48%
  • Average33%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
29 Mar 2017
“Too many homeless”
15 Mar 2017
“Relaxing spot on Frenchmen Street.”
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700 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8512
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Wanted to enjoy this park with 2 dogs. Nice location, but did not care for the residents. Would not return, unless for a concert.

Thank harmsenom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Washington Square Park is located on Frenchmen Street, at the border of the residential end of the street and the strip with the music venues and shops. It has a playground for kids, park benches, big, shady trees, and an open, grassy area in the...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great location near the Frenchman St clubs and restaurants. Playground for the kids. Nice trees. Would be a lot nicer if there weren't homeless sleeping on the park benches. Doesn't feel quite safe.

Thank rollngstone
Reviewed 1 June 2016

small park surrounded by vintage homes but it wasn't all we were lead to believe it was and basically a waste of time for us.

Thank Noel E
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This park is a good place to recharge. Its population includes families on the play equipment, couples, picnickers, and jugglers and other street performers rehearsing and practicing. As much as I enjoy New Orleans, I really enjoy the islands of calm that I find in...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Nice to walk around or sit in for an hour to watch the practicing street performers, we saw jugglers and watched a film set where they were shooting a TV programme. I would suggest taking a picnic here in the day time or just walking...More

Thank TheHellsBells91
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

Found this little park while taking a walk on Frenchmen street. Nice enough park and would be great to hang out in. However, there were a lot of drifters in the park that day and several of them were acting "off"... Definitely wouldn't want to...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Washington Square Park was small but well-suited for its purpose - a local park with enough play equipment, enough open space and enough seats and shade. Locked at night of course.

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This park was very nice place to sit and relax. It was a very good spot to stop and watch people. There was music filling the air and lots of restaurants close by.

Thank MightyPenguin
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Went here briefly yesterday to meet a friend who was working in the shops, but this is a nice place to go one street over from the French Quarter past Esplanade avenue. Will go here for sure next time to spend more time here and...More

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward,
the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely
residential. Of course, folks around here love to go
out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere
in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the
festivities, well then so much the better! Home to
some of the most revered live music venues in New
Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining
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