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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 today via mobile

Everybody sees this I'm sure but it is fun to go and there are beignets close by and other activities. Doesn't cost anything to wander the square and look at the art and on Saturday she's especially there's a lot going on.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 962IsabelF
Reviewed today via mobile

Jackson Square in New Orleans is a must visit while in the city. There is a medium-small size fenced off garden area that’s a lovely green space in the city. On 2 sides of the square are buildings that have a variety of shops for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank laurmcc15
Reviewed yesterday

Great place to stop and take a break and enjoy the noises of the French quarter surrounding you. Lots of history...make sure to stop in at the nearby cathedral.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Deborah W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is what you want in the background of all your Magical Moments. You cannot beat the ambiance of this backdrop for any type of picture, be it graduation, engagement, wedding, family portrait, whatever. Also a nice places e to walk around or sit on...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank angelsmaea
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Historical center with plenty to see and do nearby. Great photo ops. Entertainment performances going on.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank whileitravel
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely iconic place to visit in the heart of the city. Many benches for sitting, there is shade. Wonderful statue of Andrew Jackson, made me read more about him. Definitely visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank travelprincess2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely greenery. Attractive cathedral - visit inside. Good Jackson statue - even though no one likes him! Very attractive area, surrounded by art work - very good

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kathryn J
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Sq. is the equivalent to NO of (vive la petit differance) the Spanish Steps to Rome and Trafalgst Sq. to London. This is where everyone meets and with good reason. On the west the mighty Mississipy on the east the three most important historic...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a well kept area. Great photo op. Great place to take a break from walking. Places to sit and rest.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kdj101
Reviewed yesterday

The reason i put only a four star review is that there is great difficulty in finding public restrooms! This place is surreal, beyond beautiful, interesting and fun. However, be warned that if you do have that huge travel cocktail, plan ahead to know where...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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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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Chinah0rse
June 11, 2019|
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Response from dmrogers1972 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of parking lots. If you do a bing map search for lots close to your location or you can park further out and take the trolley cars in.
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Audrey S
March 6, 2019|
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Response from Joi42 | Reviewed this property |
There are many options: research city guide online or any travel website. Ask your hotel for suggestions. There are many tourist information spots throughout the area too. Good luck
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December 12, 2018|
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Response from hashemsherif | Reviewed this property |
For young people, the difference in tastes between 13 years and 17 years is large so it is difficult to give you a definite recommendation. There are many activities in the Square itself, from jugglers, palm readers... More
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