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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: 800-800-0550
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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.

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Nice spot

Spent some time here, was a great spot to take in the scenery and relax. A small piece of quiet away from the crowds.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
cdnmr
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Guelph, Canada

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Manchester, Maryland
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place. Artists and bands playing great place to sit and relax. The church was closed off. Would have loved to see inside

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Guelph, Canada
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent some time here, was a great spot to take in the scenery and relax. A small piece of quiet away from the crowds.

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Thank cdnmr
Orange County, CA
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place isn't open in the evening (probably for good reason), but it is a nice walk during the day. It's right across the street from St. Louis Cathedral - another sight to see.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located right in between the Mississippi River and St Louis Cathedral. This park has an excellent view of the Cathedral. It is a good place to grab some beignets from Cafe Du Monde which is near by and sit on a bench and relax. It has a beautiful water fountain and statue.

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Savage, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was nice to see the various artists and street performers around. You do however need to keep an eye out for the homeless people, they are pretty vocal about asking for hand outs.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited during Mardis Gras and there was a lot of free entertainment taking place in the square as well as a lot of artists displaying their works. Unfortunately the Cathedral was closed so we did not get a chance to see inside. Maybe we will go to Mass on Ash Wednesday--if we do I will review it.

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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful stroll, artists, mystics, musicians, people of all kinds. Great views, good food around the corner. This is a terrific walk after breakfast or lunch.

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Plainfield, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful area to see! a lot of amazing architecture and buildings. Like a tribute to this beautiful city!

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Gilroy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved seeing all the artists and street performers. You can feel the history. Even late at night it is safe to walk around. Cafe du Monde is right across the street. Best place to get a picture of the church is on top of the tour dealer across from the park. A must place to see if in New... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in New Orleans you simply must go to see Jackson Square. It is a beautiful historic park and church. Also, there are great local artists and musicians all around to enjoy.

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