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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
Phone Number: 800-800-0550

Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.

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loved visiting Jackson Square lively and interesting people of all kinds.. strolling around and people watching or listening to the street musicians was a wonderful experience

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Springfield, Ohio
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Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

loved visiting Jackson Square lively and interesting people of all kinds.. strolling around and people watching or listening to the street musicians was a wonderful experience

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pretty park. The Jackson Square All Stars play some old time dixieland jazz very well. Went back to see them again but they were having some internal strife.

Thank Allan F
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved hanging around, listening to music, looking at art, and watching the people. Might not be too kid friendly at times. A lot of pharmecuetical activity going on in broad daylight.

Thank Dean K
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

many artists set up here, cathedral is beautiful. got some really nice pictures. good shops near by and Café Du Monde just across the street which is a must.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped over at Jackson Square one afternoon to see what it was like after having lunch on Bourbon Street, and it is simply amazing! There are artists of all kinds, great shops and restaurants, and is great to do on a beautiful day!

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Graham, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for unusual places, Jackson Square is about as unusual as you'll find. First several of the different types of tours start off from right around there. Then you have free style dancers and musicians scattered all around the square. Then there are several fortune tellers and Tarot Card readers. Then you have the scammers that try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful part of the city! Muriel's is an excellent restaurant! The area is quite wheelchair accessible.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always love walking around Jackson Square and seeing all the artists work displayed on the walls of the gates each day. It's also an iconic picture with the Cathedral in the background. The best picture is across the street next to Cafe du Monde at the French Market. It doesn't get more touristy than this but in a good... More 

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Bountiful, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ended up stopping here the first time at night and actually shot some really great pictures with my daughter.... the fog was rolling in from the river and with the lights and all made for some spectacular settings. The wrought iron fences and gates with the light poles were fantastic. The entire area was dark and shrouded in fog... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is s very pretty park and we visited on a gorgeous day with some great art displayed but as with all of my reviews of New Orleans the homeless and begging taints the visitor experience a bit.

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