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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.
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615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
French Quarter
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Reviewed today via mobile

The heart of New Orleans. Artists line the fence, bands are playing, and you can watch street performers.

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Reviewed today

This is a very nice place to just take a break, take things in, take a breath, between the busy French Quarter and French Market areas.

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square is one of those classic places in America that everybody should see once. We went in November which was perfect - not hot and not too crowded. The carriage rides pick up on the river side of the park. All around the outside...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It is very clean and safe with lots of benches. There is always musicians and artist outside the fence, A must visit area in NO

Thank birtleman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The square is beautiful and is a hub of activity in the French quarter. No matter what you’re looking for you’ll find it in Jackson square. They have street performers, jazz bands, and beautiful artwork. It is also worth the visit to see the beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the iconic center of the French Quarter. Flanking the Cathedral is the State Museum of Louisiana. They offered some interesting insights into the history of this beautiful city. The display on Katrina was very moving.

Thank arttea
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jackson Square was so beautiful! Definitely recommend a stroll through to see this awesome piece of history!

Thank U8813FZsarahs
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful landmark to visit, not crowded (1st week of December). Lot of history packed in and around it.

Thank vishaalekbote
Reviewed 3 days ago

If there is a place you should not miss in New Orleans, this is it. Lots of history, many street entertainers just in front of the Cathedral, lots of foot on the water front.

Thank hashemsherif
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great stop and visit as you pass through Jackson Square! Food, music, park and great vendors (support local artists). Parking in the area and get out walk for blocks plenty to see and do stop and grab a bit to eat! Don’t...More

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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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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!
July 24, 2018|
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Response from 63mimi | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The actual park is open 8-6 every day. Have fun 😀
July 24, 2018|
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Response from Kendu24 | Reviewed this property |
The square itself is open everyday, 8am to 7pm. Most shops and restaurants around the square are open much later.