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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

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 yesterday 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 yesterday

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 yesterday 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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Things to do in the square: Get a carriage ride/tour around town Browse local artwork from street vendors Get a beignet at Cafe DuMonde and listen to fabulous street musicians while you wait Visit the cathedral Browse the shops surrounding the square Cross the street...More

Thank 90stacyl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great when a jazz band is playing. Fun to 'People Watch'! Beautiful view of the cathedral. Interesting to see the NOLA lifestyle.

Thank RGL127
Reviewed 2 days ago

A place to visit, have photographs taken and promenade. It is very pretty and picturesque. A good photograph can be taken from across the road near the river, because there is a pathway on top of the levy, that gives you a good perspective. Another...More

Thank ROZNBAZ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lot happens around Jackson square. Lot of artists put up small shops. Can spend hours together here

Thank shrutis1989
Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit of calm in the chaos! nice green park just off the french quarter. lots of activity around it.

Thank packinglite
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pros Iconic pictures Close to some tasty food Close to downtown and the CBD Cons Can be difficult to navigate without be harassed for money by street people. My wife and I love to stroll the square when we are in NOLA. There is a...More

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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
9 October 2018|
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Response from 778scarletb | Reviewed this property |
40$ this includes your entrance to the cemetery..
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ashleywinn
24 July 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
24 July 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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Dawn J
23 April 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.
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Us2Aussies
30 March 2018|
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Response from bharley0010 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to but they don’t all do the same routes. We didn’t take a night time one, but on our walking tours we saw several carriages giving tours. We had Dave the purple man and we took his last tour at five pm.
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