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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: 800-800-0550
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Arts and crafts
Description: Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.
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We heard some music as we walked up, there was a Bishop being "instilled". There was a party in the street- he was dancing. Nun's and priest everywhere. The coolest thing was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We heard some music as we walked up, there was a Bishop being "instilled". There was a party in the street- he was dancing. Nun's and priest everywhere. The coolest thing was a "second line" where a 2nd party started and a bride and groom walking by started dancing in the street. It was the coolest thing to see! It's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The actual square was closed off in preparation for the French quarter festival, but we went to the square/festival on opening night & it was very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

A beautiful "Plaza Mayor" from New Orleans's Spanish heritage, there's always something going on here-bands, fortune tellers, jugglers during the day and early evening, other activities before and after. Have cafe au lait at Cafe du Monde very early in the morning (or at the end of a long nite) and watch the square slowly come to life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

Jackson Square itself is beautiful, especially when taking a few extra minutes to smell the roses, literally. You're likely to find buskers and street performers out front of the cathedral (like we did). Go ahead, pull up a step and set for a while. Just remember to tip the entertainment, eh? Don't miss the opportunity to go into Saint Louis... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Park is beautiful and we'll kept. The surrounding gates are beautiful . The statues are well kept also. Park is closed at night to keep out vagrants.

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Nassau, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Pretty, enclosed park around the Andrew Jackson statue. We were there during quarter fest so the park was set up with food and drink stands, and lots of music. The outside of the park is where the vendors sell their art, and many perform (quite good)

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This was a wonderful square to visit and though I enjoyed it when everyone else in the city is sleeping off a late night, it's fun during the day. It's filled with artists, musicians, tarot card readers and so on. The square is a wonderful place to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee and watch the world go by.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Wandering through and around Jackson Square on a sunny day is great, the gardens are well tended with the flowers in beautiful bloom. Special mention to the many street performers/musicians. During our wander through, we had a 7/8 piece brass group play upbeat, feel good music for passers by. A large crowd gathered for this group and they were so... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Oh my! Great place to visit on so many levels! People watching, music, history, restaurants, street performance entertainers, and amazing artists! This place is an amazing place to visit. An awesome place to visit in the day or night!

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Visited during the French Quarter Festival with many jazz performers, vendors, food and excitement in the Square. So exciting with a carnival atmosphere. Something to do and see for everyone. I was told there is always some kind of festival in the area. Was fun to walk around see all the crafts/art for sale and eat beignets!

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