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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
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Reviewed today

A central gathering spot for carriage rides, artists, and street performers. A beautiful spot for a photo opportunity on the Moon Walk across the street.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bev G
Reviewed today via mobile

What a beautiful park in the heart of it all! After a stroll in the quarter it’s perfect for feeding birds or keeping up your feet to relax. Sometimes there are artists there sketching and painting with is awesome to watch.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Z8063LUjuliep
Reviewed today via mobile

Nice square. Suggest a day of walking through New Orleans away from trashy boozy Bourbon Street. Put this on your agenda.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Niki E
Reviewed yesterday

We spend a lot of time in Jackson Square when we come to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. We love the artists, and street performers, and it is a great place to people watch. Then of course the view of St. Louis Cathedral is awesome.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank lcosby870804
Reviewed yesterday

It was nice to stop and see the square. A lot going on outside the square, street sellers, entertainers and a bum taking a hit on a crack pipe. There are some shops around plus the St Louis Cathedral. Parents with kids beware that one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cutailgater
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Artist's gathered there to show there work, play music, do there things.. Nice restaurant near by with authentic Nola food. Just make sure that you are safe and not walking alone.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank samiz190
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped by the square to see the statue of Jackson and ended up attending mass at the St. Louis Cathedral. Beautiful!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LaLaLou
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not a bad place to take some photos but in my opinion is isn't a must do. There are some street performers around which is more entertaining

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bjeronimo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing to buy, no pressure. Just lovely gardens, and often live music playing nearby. Most recently, we went with friends new to NOLA so we took the obligatory photo with the statue and Cathedral :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heatherGInHouston
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to walk around, to learn and to get inspired by the troubadours. There's so many things to do and to see. I highly recommend this place is your visiting to Big Easy! New Orleans turns misery into magic.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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12 December 2018|
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Response from RichardT652 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know any goof things near or at Square . French Markets nearby and they contain some interesting stalls as well as lots of food retailers . You could consider a paddle steamer cruise or one of the guided walking tours... More
9 October 2018|
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Response from 63coryr | Reviewed this property |
It’s $40 a person no reservation required just hop on and ride. Ours was an hour and included a visit to the cemetery and a great tour guide named Brandon. Well worth it!
25 July 2018|
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Response from 63mimi | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The actual park is open 8-6 every day. Have fun 😀