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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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+1 800-800-0550
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Reviewed 4 days ago

this is the town square with the Catholic church is the main attraction, also there's a lot of artist selling there work around the plaza.

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A well keep park central to the French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carré. Many activities surround the Square including nearby Cafe du Monde, the cathedral and a number of artists with local inspired art and jazz musicians performing daily.

Thank trishsoto
Reviewed 4 days ago

Historic Jackson Square is a beautiful area to walk around. The park, basilica, historic buildings, etc. really give a person the flavor of New Orleans. I'd recommend a walking tour to delve into some of the history of the area.

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of entertainment in this area. The park was clean, even in a city where the homeless are quite prevalent in the parks. It closes at dusk so enjoy during the day!

Thank tallmich
Reviewed 5 days ago

Iconic part of the New Orleans scene. You have to go. Enjoy the architecture, or the artists, or the musicians, or the street performers, or the...oh you get the point.

Thank JWrightAU1224
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely one of the top parks to visit in New Orleans. It is close to many other interesting sites and within close walking distance to the French Quarter and the Café du Monde.

Thank Cheryl129
Reviewed 5 days ago

Street vendors line the area both day and night! Great pictures of the church and the courtyard. Easy access from several roads

Thank stephanie k
Reviewed 5 days ago

The actual park is small, but nice. Local artists come here and actually hang their artwork on the fence that surrounds the park. Some actually paint while they are there as you walk around them. It's also at the beginning of the French market area.

Thank keith k
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice to walk around during the day and take in the sights and photos. Local Music was fun to listen to

Thank BudSnow
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to walk to get bearings. We walked down to Jackson Square to get our bearings....after a breakfast of coffee and beignets!!!! Yeah! Much revolves around this area.

Thank davliwoods4
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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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AdamMorgan85
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Response from 778scarletb | Reviewed this property |
40$ this includes your entrance to the cemetery..
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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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