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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
Phone Number: +1 800-800-0550
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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.

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A pretty place

Jackson sq is lovely and lively. There are artists around the sq when it's not rainy. Carriage rides line up on the riverside. There are shops n restaurants around the sq. go... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Arlington, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Jackson sq is lovely and lively. There are artists around the sq when it's not rainy. Carriage rides line up on the riverside. There are shops n restaurants around the sq. go across the street to take a great picture from up high with the sq and cathedral and museums. Pretty days usually have a variety of street performers as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jackson Square was the first place I wanted to see in New Orleans. I wasn't disappointed. It has so many musicians, artists and great eateries nearby.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Usually Jackson Square is filled with local artists, tarot card readers, and the various tourists that wander through to look at the shops alongside, or perhaps stroll past the statue of Andrew Jackson on a rearing horse. Like others, I stress personal safety and awareness of your surroundings. But sometimes it's helpful to dissolve into a crowd or get lost... More 

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Thank radiowitch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

small, but beautiful. Lots of vendors outside, surrounded by gift shops and places to eat, and just a historical vibe to it. Mule pulled carriages, and across the street from the riverwalk. Avoid cafe du monde...better places to get a French donut if you must have one

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An enormous amount of live music street performers and art all around this area. St.Louis Cathedral as gorgeous as well as the two adjacent buildings which have important historical context. The Mississippi River is just nearby as well as Cafe Du Monde. If you need a place to hang out Jackson Square is it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located in the center of everything NOLA has to offer, Jackson Square is a must for all visitors. Walk around, see artists, horses and carriages, the cathedral and more...And Café du Monde is right across the street !

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Bath, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jackson Square is a lovely and lively park day and night. Outside the fence you will find local artists, musicians, magicians, and fortune tellers. There is always a fun vibe outside the park. The park inside is currently getting some work done so half of it was not accessible. The grounds are beautiful but there are alot of homeless people... More 

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Thank Heather S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's must see bustling square in the French qtr. Beautiful church and statue of Andrew Jackson surrounded by beautiful red brick buildings around the sides . Live musicians abound ... and often the best bands in New Orleans are performing Also magicians and card readers and voodoo doctors and all kinds of craziness around

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not much to see hear. There were lots of homeless who live around here. There were friendly and pleasant but if you are of a nervous disposition, just be aware.

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have never seen so many vendors and entertainers on the square. Artists selling paintings, palm readers and mimes... so vibrant

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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.
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