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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
+1 800-800-0550
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very beautiful area a must see. The statue of Major General Andrew Jackson stands in the middle of the square. Well kept park.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The square was beautiful and the little surrounding shops were fun to visit. It’s a great opportunity for pictures. The only downside was that there was a huge homeless population in the park when we visited. They were harmless and taking a break in the...More

Thank Claire-Carrie H
Reviewed 5 days ago

The square is a major focus of the French quarter, a pleasant place to stroll with old buildings and streets artists and musicians. You can also catch a ride for a horse & buggy tour here. Plus, there are several museums around the square, and...More

Thank MonroeLouisiana
Reviewed 6 days ago

Jackson Square is what I believe ground zero of NOLA. The garden is surrounded by historic buildings - some of which are now museums and others shops and restaurants. The cathedral sits in between the 2 big museums. You'll find a lot of local musicians...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice green space with good vibe to sit, relax and watch the world go by. A few homeless people sleeping fought though.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jackson square was a fun area. Café du monde for beignets, horse drawn carriages, etc. all in this area, plus the beautiful Presbytery area. We ventured into this area numerous time during our week in New Orleans last week. You will find plenty to do,...More

Thank carmelaDanvilleVa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to shop, people watch, take in the sights& sounds this is your place. Numerous options for each we had a blast taking it all in. Street performers were really entertaining!

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was beautiful, but the square was full of people begging for money or trying to sell you something. I don't mind this usually, but there were also a lot of drunk and high people just hanging out. We even saw a fight between some...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to visit Jackson Square. I love to look at all the art from the street vendors and listen to music from street performers, and you’ll find both here.

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jackson Square is a really cool place. It's alive and has so much going on. There's music and art and street vendors and shopping and the cathedral is amazing! Taking a walk through here is a must!

Thank April W
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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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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 😀
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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23 April 2018|
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Response from Teresa A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t stay on Rampart, Canal, or Bourbon. Otherwise, I would consider any other street inside the French Quarter.