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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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Reviewed 14 November 2013

This is a nice spot to sit, relax and enjoy the Big Easy. I grabbed me some beignets & a bottle water from Cafe Du Monde sat there and enjoy a free dance show and music as well as my sweet treat. This spot also...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank T S
Reviewed 13 November 2013

This place is very beautiful and the music playing around the square was great. My friends and I enjoying ourselves very much and the merchants around were so friendly. The trees and flowers are gorgeous.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Jackson Square has the festive and fun atmosphere of the French Quarter without the overt drunkenness of Bourbon St. Beautiful walk along the river, St. Louis Cathedral, and the Katrina Museum. Take an informative carriage tour throughout the French Quarter for 30 min of entertainment...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank CMO2013
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Visited on a Sunday so very crowded. Horse carriages were nice. Many artists and lots of fortune readers. The cathedral was beautiful to tour.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Illinois2thdoc
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Both the park and surrounding buildings remind me Florence, Italy. The street vendors are mostly friendly and talkative.The shops are very diverse and the food and cafes have very rich menus. You can easily spend half a day there.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank BirTurk
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Easy Public parking. Just park and stroll the market: nice, clean eclectic shops. Casual & formal dining everywhere.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank steveyoungUsa
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Great spot to take in some street musicians, hit the French Market, Take Pictures and experience the Cabildo, St Louis Cathedral, Pirates Alley, Café Du Monde etc.... Go check it out! You can also grab a horse carriage tour of the city!

Date of experience: November 2013
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

Great spot to admire the surrounding architecture (particularly the St. Louis cathedral), people watch and just enjoy soaking up the culture of New Orleans. They close the park at dusk which is annoying if you want to enjoy sun-down from there, but seeing that it...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank jays165
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Loved the park..so clean and we'll manicured. The shops are unique and people friendly. Did the target cards, most likely a rip- off but it was fun.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Jakester77
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This square is very well-maintained and is located right across from the St. Louis Cathedral. There are benches there to sit on and has a few nice spots to take pictures in. It's quite small, so 20-30 mins is more than enough there!

Date of experience: November 2013
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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
...More
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AdamMorgan85
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!
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ashleywinn
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 😀
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ashleywinn
24 July 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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