See it before existence is challenged. Beautiful park immaculately maintained. Great place to rest and reflect when walking about the French Quarter. Lots of artists surround the place making the visit even more interesting.
About Jackson Square
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Excellent adventure to visit and partake in food and artists presentations at Jackson Square. If you want a caricature of your mate or yuorself, this is the place to do it.
Jackson Square is quite pretty with incredible old trees and is relatively clean considering the amount of foot traffic it gets every day! The only thing I didn't like was the number of "sketchy" looking street urchins loitering about. Almost like they were just waiting...More
There are street vendors selling some pretty good art and the street performers playing jazz is unique. But beyond that, shopping is crap.
This park embodies all that is NOLA and if you only end up accessing this small but significant part of the city you will experienced the essence of the city. Fortune Tellers, Zydeco bands, The Cathedral at your feet, beignets just off the corner, restaurants...More
Originally Jackson Square was used as a market and military parade ground. Due to its location and close proximity of the now St. Louis Cathedral, governors mansion and Mississippi River the area became the centre of New Orleans life. In the midst of the park...More
Jackson Square is so fantastic. From the beautiful cathedral that you can feast your eyes on to the horses and carriages waiting on the street for you to hope a ride, it's just an awesome experience. My favorite part, though, is the beautiful artwork. Local...More
We visited Jackson Square on our own and then again with a tour guide. He knew so much historical information about the area and the architecture that it made all the difference. Unfortunately, there were 2 bands playing in close proximity to each other which...More
Jackson square is a hub for people watching because there is always something going on. There are lots of street vendors, musicians and others milling about. Take the time to go into the park area in the center, it is beautiful and serene.