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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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Check out the sights

We spent the day just wandering and checking out the sights of New Orleans. Some of the buildings are incredibly beautiful and very spectacular. Make sure you have time to just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent the day just wandering and checking out the sights of New Orleans. Some of the buildings are incredibly beautiful and very spectacular. Make sure you have time to just wander and enjoy the architecture.

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jackson Square and the St. Louis Cathedral is an excellent place to begin your exploration of NOLA. Walk along the river and take it all in before heading to Bourbon Street. Shopping, dining and libations await!

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Westmoreland, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The square is gorgeous with a park around a large statue of Andrew Jackson on one side of a fence, and the St. Louis Cathedral surrounded by fortune tellers on the other. There is such a unique mish-mash of cultures on such a small spot of land. No where else have I seen mass conclude and venture out to where... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice little square in the heart of new Orleans, great people watching and a great spot to take in local talent. Street shows are common and fun to watch

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of interesting history happened in Jackson Square. Loved visiting the park and cathedral. Currently under construction, some parts are closed. After 6pm the artisans come out and you can listen to music, eat at the various restaurants or have your tarot cards read. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Stay in the well lit areas and crowds at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting place. There are shops around the square, along with street vendors. There is street art and street performers. Usually a lot of tourists.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What is there to say? Small square in front of the cathedral and by the park. And music, music, music. So great to sit and listen to some random group playing great songs here as well as everywhere in this city. What is there not to love about it?

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a very pleasant hour or so wandering around this beautiful park on the way down to our river cruise. Lots of shade and places to sit on a very hot day. We heard on the news later that protesters want to destroy the statue of General/President Jackson. We hope that does not happen.

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Victoria BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Artists, fortune tellers, and musicians abound as well as galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and a lovely park in the centre. Take a wander inside St Louis Cathedral. The French Market is just across the street as is Cafe du Monde and you're only steps away from a view of the Mississippi River.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are a tourist in NOLA you will come acroos Jackson square as it is in the French Quarter. Nothing really that special. Will probably walk through it becauses it is their. A few vagrants hanging out in front of the church.

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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.