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Jackson Square

615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
+1 800-800-0550
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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fortune tellers” (468 reviews)
“louis cathedral” (714 reviews)
615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
French Quarter
+1 800-800-0550
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11,101 - 11,110 of 11,213 reviews

Reviewed 5 December 2011

This is the center of the New Orleans world. Its beautiful, relaxing, historical and within 10 steps outside the square are the most beautiful cathedral (St. Louis), breakfast place(Cafe du Monde), lunch/dinner (Muriel's) and a bit further the greatest river in America (Mississippi). Hard to...More

Thank Allen727286
Reviewed 4 December 2011

Recommend stopping by. Accessible by streetcar or walking.

Thank copper369
Reviewed 3 December 2011

Must go and visit during the day as you will see some local street artists and musicians at the park and just nearby is the Moonwalk by the river bank for a nice walk. You also might see a movie being made as it is...More

Thank Bill246
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Jackson Square is the place to pick up a mule drawn carriage tour around the French Quarter. We paid $14 each, $8 for kids 10 and under for 30 minutes. Lots of artists, music, performers, and restaurants here. The Cabildo and Louisiana museums are here,...More

Thank jguillet
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Must do, Cafe duMonde (overrated but fun), street artists aplenty, and some shops. Nice view of Cathedral. Plan at least 2 hours.

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Took grandchildren to see, hear and experience Jackson Square on a Saturday. Artists were not in abundance and no musicians. Tourism people need to be sure that artists and musicians are there to create the atmosphere people expect on Jackson Square.

Thank Arkasnastraveler
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Wonderful architecture, 2 great museums, eclectic shops, some wonderful dining (Muriels)

Thank Traveler090909
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Artists and musicians display and play their wares all around Jackson Square amongst the shops and restaurants. It's entertaining to hear the street musicians, watch the street performers dance or do magic tricks, get your sketch or portrait done by a local artist; have a...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Fun to stroll around and it completes the French Quarter experience. Things close early or are open at odd times because of a staff shortage.

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 29 November 2011

There are lots of artists around Jackson Square. It was fun to walk around and look at the different types of mediums used. Some items are reasonably priced. The street performers around Jackson Square are also very entertaining! You won't be disappointed.

Thank tambrew
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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.09 km away
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ann h
28 July 2017|
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Response from mother thetesa | Reviewed this property |
The river boat cruises are about 10 min walk to Jackson Square. The GOP on bus is in the same area of cruises depending on service you use. March the weather should be pretty nice
Wanda D
11 June 2017|
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Response from Havok1000 | Reviewed this property |
Still there as of July 29th and no talks of removal. Yet....
12 May 2017|
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Response from Monica B | Reviewed this property |
We went during the week and they were there . There def seemed to be more on Wed