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Jackson Square

Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
Phone Number: 800-800-0550
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Ranked #11 of 163 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Arts and crafts
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Owner description: Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Jackson Square is jumping at any time, with the markets worth a visit and the buskers entertaining. Particularly at Hallowe'en when everything and everyone is decorated!

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seattle
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the architecture and park. Atmospheric -- particularly at night and there is a lot of history on display just off the square. That being said the attractions near by should be separately reviewed. The crowd in the square was also a little rough around the edges which I think could make some feel uncomfortable. Not a big deal for... More

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Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

A lot of local artists sell their art work here. You will definitely see a least one or two local bands playing. Living statutes generally show up here as do psychic readers. It is a fun are to walk around.

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Tampa, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

This square has "Kodak moment" written all over it. Beautiful views from every corner, usually a lot of live music playing in front of the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The square was very pretty, especially the cathedral and central statue. Also lots of artists and street performers hang out there.

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Fairfield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I've been to Jackson Square many times and each time is almost a new experience. Granted the buildings remain almost the same, but the atmosphere changes with the weather, season, and time of day. You will have a great time watching the artists at work or the musicians at play, or relish the quiet solitude and majesty of the Cathedral.... More

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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

you want a place loaded with culture, diversity and art then you need to visit Jackson Square while in NO. So many talented artist and performers insane how much there is to do and see

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

After breakfast at Cafe du Monde, I walked thru Jackson Sq to the Cathedral of St. Louis, which is lovely. The Square had its share 8 bag people like any city park, but was well kept with nice flowers and the street artists setting up. A good photo stop!

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Plainfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I loved the atmosphere of Jackson Square. There are street vendors, artists, and jazz bands set up providing entertainment in the area. Greta place to swing by and check out while in the French Quarter.

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Cairns, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Great street bands playing all day, tarot readers and other stalls. What a great vibe, a must visit for anyone coming to the city

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