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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

For just watching people -- and especially if you appreciate the arts, both display and performance -- it's hard to beat Jackson Square. It's very enjoyable even if you don't spend a dime -- though there are plenty of opportunities to spend a few dollars....More

Thank scootk2018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful area. Street entertainers and artists line the square. Very historical, site where the Louisiana purchase was completed. Beautiful cathedral to visit!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed yesterday

After we left terrible Cafe du Munde experience, we visited Jackson Square. Plenty of music and entertainment. Best part Saint Louis Cathederal...fantastic!!!

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grounds kept up. Vendors ware around the square are very interesting. Park benches fabulously place to take a break from the sun and enjoy the surroundings. Loved it.

Thank Passenger179935
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This historical square and garden is beautifully kept. And a wonderful place to visit. You can just walk around and enjoy the scenery, read a book, take in the live music surrounding it or the arts and crafts. A must see for the cultural and...More

Thank shinerbock71
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Each and every visit to NOLA should include a visit to this beautiful place. The art for sale is beautiful, the architecture is amazing and has easy access to the river.

Thank Holly J
Reviewed yesterday

Jackson Square is a beautiful park in the heart of the French Quarter, next to the St. Louis Cathedral, the Mississippi River, and Cafe du Monde.

Thank Maxie S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

NOLA is a fairly intense city, and Jackson Square is a calm, pretty place to visit in the middle of the craziness.

Thank Daniela K
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in the square early morning coming from Cafe Du Monde...was a little unkempt, but city workers were cleaning up, so not fair to judge...took the classic picture in front of AJ and the Cathedral!

Thank Eamonn M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved walking through the square after visiting Cafe du Monde just looking at the offers of local artist. Nice shaded area that a little more quiet than some of the surrounding streets.

Thank Lara L
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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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9 October 2018|
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Response from Scarlet B | Reviewed this property |
40$ this includes your entrance to the cemetery..
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 😀
25 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.