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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.
As featured in 3 Days in New Orleans
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615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday

This is part of the heart of New Orleans. It's near the French Quarter, the Mississippi River, and the beautiful St. Louis Cathedral. There is a lot going on outside the area, but inside is peaceful and a good place to relax.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank yteachmath
Reviewed yesterday

What an interesting place, lots of activity going on around this building and the park. So much history and so worth the visit!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank farmgirllivinginco
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was animated yet peaceful at the same time. A great place for a picnic, nap, or just people watch. It's right across from café du monde. Also, it has beautiful flowers.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank laj0iejoy
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral are beautiful, majestic and serene. Gotta visit on a trip to New Orleans.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gregory R
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square offered a peak at the history of the French Quarter. Grounds were well maintained. It was not crowded during our visit. We would have liked to see more local artists. Many street entertainers surrounded the square; we did not care for the extremely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BillM551
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food, great music, carraige rides, art, you name it. We spent the day and enjoyed all. I'm so full!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank maughanm
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love walking around the Square and viewing all the art by local artist. They hang it on the fence and sell it to the tourist. You usually can find the Lucky Dog vendor standing on a corner near the cathedral. You have to try...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In the French Quarter but it seems like miles away from Bourbon Street, at least it did the night I was strolling around trying to take a break from the madness of the Bourbon Street throngs. Street performers, artists, shops and a very pretty square...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GeneseoSupremo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walking around Jackson Square is an experience. There is an eclectic assortment of entertainment - the gardens are beautiful; the musicians make the square a real treat and if you want to know your future there a several tarot card readers that may fit your...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 4dogscr8zy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice park to visit with quaint stores near by. Used the street cars to get here from bourbon street.

Date of experience: March 2019
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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
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Audrey S
March 6, 2019|
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Response from 2FJD | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the Hop On Hop Off 3-day pass that included two "free" tours. Did the French Quarter and Garden District tours, both of which were very informative. Otherwise, one of the carriage rides is also relaxing and... More
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December 12, 2018|
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Response from Deborah K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I was there in the summer with out children.
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October 9, 2018|
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Response from 63coryr | Reviewed this property |
It’s $40 a person no reservation required just hop on and ride. Ours was an hour and included a visit to the cemetery and a great tour guide named Brandon. Well worth it!
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