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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 yesterday

i visit new olreans yearly : and never fail to visit jackson square at least once. checkout the local artists, get your cards read (miss jade is the best), see the characters. if you have some time to kill, just sit on the steps and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank morganlily
Reviewed yesterday

and good for "people watching" if it's warm and sunny. The street entertainers are very good as are most of the artists. Cafe Du Monde is just across the street. Lots of shops and drinking holes in the area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Latino81
Reviewed yesterday

Start with St. Louis Cathedral, in all its historic glory. Then add in buskers and artists and other sellers of goods around the square, as well as the surrounding neighborhood. It's well worth visiting and is so centrally located you can do almost every other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tomcat33333
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quite busy city centre square with artists and the usual street performers but not a memorable experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JeremyS588
Reviewed yesterday

Looking for the "typical" NOLA entertainment as well as some history? Head to Jackson Square and take in the cathedral, park and entertainers. You will see a range of artists that rent out spaces along the park to sell art. Friday- Sunday are busiest so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sam123085
Reviewed yesterday

Its absolutely stunning and iconic. The cathedral was beautiful! So picture-worthy! I first saw it at night - even then it was breathtaking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hollie H
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see, alot going on and great restaurants to eat at and people watch. Would definately recommend seeing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Place to people watch and stroll the are with St. Louis Cathedral. We also watched several street performers and mimes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KC4444
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is great lots of art people selling food options are everywhere horse and buggy rides beautiful grounds and the church was amazing close to the cable cars

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank christinan867
Reviewed 2 days ago

Learned about it from our city tour and walked there after. Walked along the Mississippi to reach the square.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dennis P
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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 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
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 😀