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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
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+1 800-800-0550

Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.

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Cute! Fun little stroll

Lots of great street performers and amazing music. Beautiful both day and night. Very close to cafe du monde.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Skye M
Saint Charles, Illinois
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of great street performers and amazing music. Beautiful both day and night. Very close to cafe du monde.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We strolled through and around Jackson Square the day we were in New Orleans. This is a great place to experience the diversity of the French Quarter. The artists and foods and local and international visitors are all there. There are street vendors and artists as well as shops that surround the square. It is a blocks walk to the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cathedral is hundreds of years old and in pristine condition. Outside of the cathedral you will find vibrant musicians, street artists, and plenty of visitors to this astonishing site. It's magnificent and free!

Thank debbeelotito
Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to go walk around and enjoy the scenery and vendors in the area. Plan for at least an hour to soak it all in.

Thank Coral D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the square with all of the art, people and some shopping. Next trip I'm buying myself some art.

Thank phillcoco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't miss this location. The artists start setting up early in the day and just walking and looking at their wares is worth the trip. Factor in the artists sketching and painting as you watch, the mannequin challengers, Mardi Gras characters (all year long), a glimpse of the river, the musicians playing for your pleasure, and the beauty of the... More 

Thank Lynne R
Salem, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice historic place to visit. Great photo ops. Tour guides can give you all the history. Neat to see all the artists and musicians lined up around the perimeter, and the horse-drawn carriage rides available out front. Across from Cafe du Monde.

Thank wweaver2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Square is a nice walk. Around the square there are artists selling their artwork, while there are others are painting the scenery. Lots of entertainment, music and palm readers. Nice shops across from the square as well.

Thank Marie C
Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Jackson Square is one of those places where you don't just go once to get a sample of what it has to offer - you will want to go back over and over in order to take in the rich variety of its arts and entertainment offerings. Whether it's Dixieland jazz performed by an old time band or a local... More 

Thank dmoody60
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is so much going on in the Square. There are the tarot/palm/future readers. People selling paintings and prints. Music is almost always happening. It's a great place to sit in the sun soaking up the atmosphere.

Thank Elyse T

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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