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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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When you visit New Orleans you must go to Jackson Square, otherwise you're just plain missing out. There is so much to do around there from the shops, restaurants and interesting people Jackson Square has it all. And don't forget St Louis Cathedral. The Cathedral-Basilica...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank garyy867
Reviewed today via mobile

Great place to find one of a kind souvenirs from New Orleans artists. Just watch your wallet and pocket book and don’t get scammed!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank YourMomLovesToast
Reviewed today

Jackson Square is pleasant interlude in the busy French Quarter. The impressive statue of Andrew Jackson is a reminder of a pivotal point in New Orleans history. This is a good photo spot for the church as well. There's a lot of tacky commercial activity...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pamela J
Reviewed today

Walked there from hotel pleasant walk glad our weather was good a lot of street as well as other artists have there works displayed. Acrobats and magic acts good energy

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shrink8
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square is one of the bucket list things to do for the NOLA visitor. The interior of the fenced park is a quiet, reserved area in the shadow of Andrew Jackson and the St. Louis Cathedral, and perfect for finding a bench and escaping...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Allen T
Reviewed yesterday

This area historical, and beautiful gardens to walk through. Local artists display art on weekends, and local musicians are performing. Small shops and restaurants surround the square.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tracey528
Reviewed yesterday

Visit Jackson Square mid week, because it gets pit to pit on a weekend especially when Mardi Gras starts. Lots of local artists street musicians and hanger ons that try to make a buck by spray painting them selves. Then of course who cant forget...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GPDJES
Reviewed yesterday

Well maintained garden area within the Square itself located in front of the Cathedral. Must see when visiting the Crescent City.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anthomay
Reviewed yesterday

This is a place where most of the locals will gather around and do street performances and sell items they make.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cassandra H
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of fun walking around Jackson Square. There are artists, fortune tellers and music in the square. Be sure to visit the cathedral.

Date of experience: February 2019
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loggs
December 12, 2018|
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Response from RichardT652 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know any goof things near or at Square . French Markets nearby and they contain some interesting stalls as well as lots of food retailers . You could consider a paddle steamer cruise or one of the guided walking tours... More
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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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ashleywinn
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 😀
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