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Jazzland Theme Park, USA

From series “Deserted Places Causing the Feeling of Chill”
In New Orleans, there is an abandoned amusement park. Today Jazzland looks like an illustration for a horror movie. Corroded and partially destroyed rides, punches of grass and wild shoots, and broken clown figures with eerie grin are everywhere. The history of the once colorful and cheerful place is very tragic. Throughout the lifetime Louisiana was suffering from devastating hurricanes. Jazzland park was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

Jazzland Theme Park, USA After destruction of the park there were several attempts to restore it, but a full reconstruction needed a very large sum, which was out of the city budget. The abandoned and destroyed amusement park owes its fame to the photographer Andrew Jason from United States. Two years after Hurricane Katrina, he went to New Orleans to shoot the city that suffered from the elements. Quite by chance, the photographer went to the amusement park, about which he knew nothing before his trip. The park impressed the photographer so much that he dedicated a separate photo shoot to it.

Toys and souvenirs scattered everywhere, shops with T-shirts and Coca-Cola cups, mud-covered cafe tables and soda vending machines with broken windows - these are the main components of the unique environment the ruined park. To the delight of many tourists who like to walk around the abandoned places, Jazzland area of ​​the park is not guarded, so everyone can walk here and take pictures. Every year, ​​the park is increasingly turning into a swampy area. It is already difficult to walk in some remote parts of the place. Next - Canfranc Rail Station

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Cardtronics ATM' located in 2.67 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Hertz Rent A Car' is located in 1.3 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Chevron' in 2.67 km
Supermarket: 'Italy by Joseph' in 2.5 km
Parking: 'Global Parking Systems' in 5.23 km
Apotheek: 'Rite Aid Pharmacy' in 2.65 km
Police station: 'New Orleans Police Department' in 4.5 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'C J's Place' in 1.93 km
Railway station: 'New Orleans Station' in 18 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Louis Armstrong Airport MSY - in 31 km
 »  Washington Executive Airport W32 - in 265 km
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Best hotels near Jazzland

Relax Inn and Suites New Orleans

Located in 2 km from Jazzland
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Rooms: 77
Simply stated guest rooms are furnished with a cable TV with premium film channels. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator and microwave. Cold … More: photo, rates and booking
Budget Lodge

Located in 4 km from Jazzland
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Rooms: 143
Each guest room at Budget Lodge features spacious windows and comes equipped with a microwave and refrigerator. Free wired internet access and cable … More: photo, rates and booking
Economy Inn New Orleans

Located in 7 km from Jazzland
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Rooms: 22
The uniquely decorated guest rooms at Economy Inn New Orleans feature beach-inspired wall murals. Each room is furnished with a flat-screen TV, a … More: photo, rates and booking
Red Carpet Inn and Suites New Orleans

Located in 9 km from Jazzland
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Rooms: 22
Each traditionally styled guest room at Red Carpet Inn and Suites New Orleans has a cable TV and a work desk. In-room refreshment facilities include … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

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In the United States, on the territory of the Louisiana state, there is a unique dam bridge with a length of 38.42 km. It was built over the Pontchartrain Lake and has two towns on its shores - Matairie and Mandeville. In reality, the construction of this bridge …
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Top destination around Jazzland Theme Park - New Orleans

New Orleans is a real paradise for gastronomy tourism admirers. The city offers more than a thousand of restaurants and cafes, bars and eateries which are daily visited by thousands of local folks and tourists. The top visited eating house of the city among others is the GW Fins restaurant which is specializing in cooking best sea foods delicacies. The menu of the popular restaurant gets really every day updated. The heart of the menu of the day will depend on the fresh sea foods haul of the restaurant chef on the morning market. Among house specialities regular visitors of the place give preference to crab meat and oven baked oysters.
A budgetary eating house named Southern Candymakers features plenty of excellent treats and high class service. This is a favorite place for family recreation and dining. The restaurant is daily visited by many families desiring to enjoy cozy atmosphere. The youngest visitors are offered a special menu. According to regular visitors of the eating house, the Southern Candymakers restaurant is exactly the place to try the best praline treats in the city.

The Commander's Palace restaurant is placed in a majestic palace. This eating house will be a perfect place for holding grand festive events. In the heart of the menu its visitors will find dishes of ethnic cuisine. The restaurant is of great popularity among those guests who can not imagine any meal without dainty delicacies. Tourists should necessarily try turtle soup cooked following chef’s recipe. The atmosphere of luxury and grandness of the restaurant hall will add to the comfort of the guests.
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