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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
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Reviewed today

We spent some time taking in the beauty. It was a very pretty space and made for beautiful photos and selfies.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DEJ427
Reviewed today

Depending on the day or time of day, your experience will be vastly different. Fortune tellers and poets line up in the evening, At late night, the homeless are giving each other tips where to find food and checking in on each other. In the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deleslie1956
Reviewed today

First off, the weather during the end of November was absolutely perfect. It was cold, the air was crisp, and the sky was clear. My husband and I so enjoyed walking around Jackson Square with a cup of PJ's coffee in hand and just soaking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SpoonieTravels18
Reviewed today via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. In an interesting area with buskers on one side and mule and carriage rides on the other. The place itself is a nice place to sit and enjoy the atmosphere.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deppagent
Reviewed today

So many good restaurants and things to do right in the area around Jackson Square. Street performers, artists and psychics all set up shop in the square as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank skaterg24
Reviewed yesterday

You will find , street vendors, musician, people having a goos time, something to eat...you name . The aquare is very niece take care and good place to spend time on

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank renata764
Reviewed yesterday

We started here in Jackson Square and was treated to performers and music from the street performers. We began here to take a Horse and Carriage ride through the city with a tour of an old Cemetery dating back to the 1700's. Since this was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joyce L
Reviewed yesterday

This place is steeped in history and traditions, old and new. There was a bazaar which included music, palm reading, jewelry for sale as well as art. The cathedral was spectacular. A great walk that ends along the Mississippi River and Jax Brewery. The brewery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square is a great place to start out a day trip of the quarter. St Louis Cathedral, Museum, art vendors, street performers and live music all day long. From Jackson Square you can catch a carriage tour of the Quarter and when you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank madmatt192
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square offers something for everyone. The St. Louis Cathedral is there, the Presbytere, restaurants such as Muriels and Tableau, Cafe du Monde is close by. History is in the air! This is like a doorway into such a rich past you can’t help but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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12 December 2018|
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Response from hashemsherif | Reviewed this property |
For young people, the difference in tastes between 13 years and 17 years is large so it is difficult to give you a definite recommendation. There are many activities in the Square itself, from jugglers, palm readers... More
9 October 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!
24 July 2018|
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Response from 63mimi | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The actual park is open 8-6 every day. Have fun 😀