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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
+1 800-800-0550
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Reviewed yesterday

New Orleans is a unique city unlike many other " cookie cut" towns. French Quarter may be the most famous location in NOLA but cannot compare to Jackson Square for it's variety of activities and options for fun for the whole family. Cabildo, riverfront, road...More

Thank RajW63
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Jackson Square is a must see. Truly New Orleans unlike the sewer called the French Quarter. The unique shops and street musicians are wonderful to see.

Thank STLCarib
Reviewed yesterday

Very nice to be outside at night. A lot of street tarot card readers. Nice energy there. Close to Cafe du Monde, which is a must.

Thank edamyfamily
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In the center of the French quarter along Decatur Street, Jackson Square offers all you want, meet up, shop, dine in, carry out, take selfies, or sit in the grass. It is THE hub for selfies. Catch tours, walking riding, carriages and horses. It truly...More

Thank tnktrip
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can't visit New Orleans and skip Jackson Square. There were two live marching bands, one on the square and one that was a block away that we got to enjoy as well as many artists in the area surrounding Jackson Square displaying their art...More

Thank Jimboy305
Reviewed 2 days ago

Psychics, singers, and other street life abounds around the square. This evening there were ten psychics patiently waiting for tourists to pop by. I have also seen some amazing painters here. Be aware that there are the down and out here as well. Check out...More

Thank timothyy298
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Around the park you will easily find the hustle and bustle of street performers, vendors, and artists lining the walkways.One side of the park is where you will find horse carriages all lined up waiting for their next rider. At night the scenery changes and...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The square is surrounded by a mash-up of artists, street performers and Lucky Dog stands. My wife noted that the statue of Jackson appeared as if the General was lifting his hat to shield his eyes from the late afternoon sun.

Thank JDWL
Reviewed 2 days ago

You will come across great musicians, exceptionally talented artist, fortune tellers. Jackson Square is beautifully kept. Very clean. A nice place to sit in the early morning with some coffee. Carriage rides are along side so it's perfect to get in 2 attractions at once....More

Thank LoneWolff
Reviewed 2 days ago

Jackson Square is Jackson square. It is a place that is on all the tourist lists and has great shops with in walking distance.

Thank Russell S
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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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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 😀
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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April 23, 2018|
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Response from Teresa A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t stay on Rampart, Canal, or Bourbon. Otherwise, I would consider any other street inside the French Quarter.