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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 yesterday via mobile

What an amazing place! Enjoyed every minute we spent here. Don't forget to tip the street performers, they work so hard and are extremely talented.

Thank pharmgal
Reviewed yesterday

At the heart of the French Quarter, get a baignet from Cafe du Monde, catch the Hop on/Hop off tour bus around the city, join a walking tour of the French Quarter or just walk along the Mississippi.

Thank Spve2Breath
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I try to get to Jackson Square early to see its beauty and before the pan handlers come out. If you sit and observe, you will see someone from every walk of life. Pack good walking shoes.

Thank 342rc
Reviewed yesterday

We visited on a Saturday and were treated to an excellent display by a group of acrobats providing street entertainment. Well worth watching if you get the chance. As for the area itself some very good architecture.

Thank Ian L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Jackson square on itself is a wonderful landmark in New Orleans, but what surroundings!. The French Quarter, the "Flea Market", good restaurants and beer/wine and seafood places. My daughter did love it!

Thank Oscar D
Reviewed yesterday

Lots to do in the area, but people watching is probably one of my favorite things! The street artists, performers/musicians are always entertaining.

Thank Patti S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very clean park across the street from Mississippi River. Great view of St. Louis cathedral. Dozens of local artists display their works along fence of park...great place to obtain a one-of-a-kind souvenir of New Orleans.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Filled with artists and street entertainers, Jackson Square is the heart of Quarter. Unfortunate that so many homeless are everywhere; detracts from a visitor’s experience. The City needs to address helping these people to find suitable shelters.

Thank OG1010
Reviewed 2 days ago

Something is always happening in Jackson Square. Love the artists & street performers. Cool, museum just off the square as well as Muriel's Restaurant.

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit if you like artists and history! There really is some quite talented people in NOLA. Loved it will be back!

Thank mjw428
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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
October 9, 2018|
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Response from 778scarletb | Reviewed this property |
40$ this includes your entrance to the cemetery..
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ashleywinn
July 24, 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
July 24, 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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