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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
Phone Number: 800-800-0550
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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.

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Nice park

Not much there but flowers and a statue but you can catch a horse drawn carriage at Jackson square street vendors around the park and central grocery nearby nice for lunch

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not much there but flowers and a statue but you can catch a horse drawn carriage at Jackson square street vendors around the park and central grocery nearby nice for lunch

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great area of New Orleans to spend time, lots to do in this area, sight see, shop, eat and just sit and enjoy the sounds.

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Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an attraction in NO that is worth the time. See it before the PC crowd demands it's removal.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jackson Square is a very Historic place in New Orleans, with St. Louis Cathedral being there. It is the oldest Catholic Church in America. The statue of Andrew Jackson on His Mount was great. The Street Bands in Jackson Square, give you a real feel for New Orleans Jazz. There are also a lot of street vendors in the square... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a lifelong native of New Orleans, I can honestly say that Jackson Square is my favorite parts of the French quarter. If you are walking around and just wanted to sit for a while or perhaps have a picnic lunch under the trees (not in summer) it is a delightful place. Many wonderful sites and people watching in this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Jackson Square is beautiful. My husband and I had a great time just walking around here and taking in the sights. The architecture is stunning, and Lafayette Cathedral is worth a visit. Beautiful church and great history. If you love photo stops, this is the place to go. Plus, it's right across the street from Cafe du Monde! Perfect beignets!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a large square facing the Mississippi levies in the heart of the French Quarter, totally infested with homeless folk, palm readers, tarot card readers, pan-handlers, and a few fairly good artists selling their original works. The real attraction is the stores and art galleries on two sides of the square.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to N.O. three times and never really took the time to enjoy this area. The architecture and the park surrounding it is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very picturesque landmark and offers beautiful landscaping, steps across the street to view the river, local artisans and musicians, and view of the St. Louis Cathedral. Nice place to take photos and maybe catch a carriage ride through the French Quarter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The square is where NO was reborn, so it's worth it visiting it with a guide to explain all the history behind it and its surroundings. Nice place to stroll, access the Mississippi and all other atractions in the vicinity.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.