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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

Cathedral is the focal point of the square. Gorgeous during the day and at sunset and a night. A must see. Lots of good history. Performers, artists, and second celebrations. Clean and safe area.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful!! It was relaxing and inspiring at the same time. Our kid was free to run. The surrounding shops are very special!!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful park to walk through and take pictures of the church. Lots of artists surrounding the park, especially on the weekend. Take the trolley there. Seniors only 40 cents one way. Exact change needed. If you’re not a senior, $1.25 one way or $3.00...More

Thank 206aliceo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to spend an afternoon. The musicians that gather were incredible. No matter how many times we walked through we found something different to intrigue and entertain us.

Thank Goldie98
Reviewed yesterday

Cool view of the church and fountain but not too much else going on unless there is a band or something. Some people selling art and some palm reading.

Thank timoc11
Reviewed yesterday

Fun place to hang out an spend some time exploring. Great place to have the Uber let you out and then explore the quarter.

Thank Hicks B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here during a walking tour of The French Quarter and it was quite nice. There is the big statue of Andrew Jackson. The park benches are nice and comfortable. The grass and trees invite you to spread out a blanket and just pass the...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Gem. Beautiful statues, grounds, flowers, and walk ways. Highly recommend this area. Wide open space. Great for photo shoots

Thank a11red
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This park is just amazing! The scenery is absolutely beautiful and is this park is full of history. It’s not that far to walk there from Bourbon St. Also, you have the Cathedral and shopping on Decatur St. The square is located close to the...More

Thank Acasey87
Reviewed 2 days ago

Jackson Square was a lively and fun place that is truly the heart of the French Quarter. The street musicians, fortune tellers and artists gave this iconic French Quarter a real vibe of the Big Easy. There is always something going on in Jackson Square...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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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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disfam15
5 March 2018|
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Response from confre | Reviewed this property |
Public lots a few blocks away, street parking limited to 2 hours $8, canal place and river walk behind cafe du monde. Can park off st charles ave and ride street car to canal and walk the quarter
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