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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
+1 800-800-0550
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Reviewed yesterday

You can't visit New Orleans and skip Jackson Square. There were two live marching bands, one on the square and one that was a block away that we got to enjoy as well as many artists in the area surrounding Jackson Square displaying their art...More

Thank Jimboy305
Reviewed yesterday

Psychics, singers, and other street life abounds around the square. This evening there were ten psychics patiently waiting for tourists to pop by. I have also seen some amazing painters here. Be aware that there are the down and out here as well. Check out...More

Thank timothyy298
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Around the park you will easily find the hustle and bustle of street performers, vendors, and artists lining the walkways.One side of the park is where you will find horse carriages all lined up waiting for their next rider. At night the scenery changes and...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed yesterday

The square is surrounded by a mash-up of artists, street performers and Lucky Dog stands. My wife noted that the statue of Jackson appeared as if the General was lifting his hat to shield his eyes from the late afternoon sun.

Thank JDWL
Reviewed yesterday

You will come across great musicians, exceptionally talented artist, fortune tellers. Jackson Square is beautifully kept. Very clean. A nice place to sit in the early morning with some coffee. Carriage rides are along side so it's perfect to get in 2 attractions at once....More

Thank LoneWolff
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square is Jackson square. It is a place that is on all the tourist lists and has great shops with in walking distance.

Thank Russell S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Near the Mississipi, in front of the St. Louis Cathedral, this is a nice square where a lot of tourist walk and artist sing, song, make shows like magic trick or read tarot. The park is nice, cleaned and with a big central statue.

Thank Neykas
Reviewed 2 days ago

Jackson Square is the heartbeat of the French Quarters with the beautiful St. Louis Cathedral in the backdrop... and the sweet smells of Cafe du Monde if the foreground... there's no other place like it! New Orleans is a jewel dropped straight from the heavens...More

Thank NOLA_traveler_73
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to walk around. Get there early if you want to take picture without a lot of people in the background.

Thank chris c
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a visit ,you can get the tour of the city bus from here ,the tram and the steam boat ride on the Missassipie.Lots of good bars and restaurants around the hub of the French quarter

Thank David A
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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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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.
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from Teresa A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t stay on Rampart, Canal, or Bourbon. Otherwise, I would consider any other street inside the French Quarter.