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“louis cathedral”(902 reviews)
“local artists”(780 reviews)
Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.
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615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
French Quarter
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Reviewed today

What a beautiful park . Surrounded by the beautiful cathedral. Listen to the live jazz hands , stroll through the park and see the monuments. A great stop

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Seeingthingsnow
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of friendly people, street performers, tourists. Be sure to see the inside of the cathedral, the Presbyter where there's a great exhibit on living with hurricanes and another huge one on Mardi Gras/Carnivale, and maybe the Cabildo (if you like war stuff).

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Debbi H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great street entertainment each time we visited. Good restaurants around and some fun places to shop. Packed with Tarot readers if that's your thing.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CORUM68
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful tranquil place in a busy place. Beautiful gardens well kept and so clean & tidy. Had a lovely morning here on Thurs 3rd Oct, lots of trading stalls surrounding also, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TerriR237
Reviewed 2 days ago

Jackson Square is a must see for visitors to New Orleans. There is always something to see, night or day.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ncbp70
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The square is simply beautiful to start. It’s nice just to sit around and take in the excellence that is New Orleans. Live music and acts from incredible street performers and lovely artwork to look at and purchase if you’re interested. My favorite part of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank charlottebrown_90
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are walking the French Quarter, this is the place to rest and take a break. Lush gardens mixed with a little Jackson History. Amazing Statue, drinking water was warm from tap so brink your own. Shade trees and benches ther efor you to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jim L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The view is just breath taking with the white buildings and beautiful green lawns & flower gardens. So much history to explore

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bellaire9
Reviewed 3 days ago

The street musicians and local art displays around Jackson Square are very enjoyable. Lots of small shops. The new mixed with the old .

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bev L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great little park with gorgeous scenery. Even on a rainy day we enjoyed walking around and taking it all in.

Date of experience: October 2019
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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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11 June 2019|
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Response from dmrogers1972 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of parking lots. If you do a bing map search for lots close to your location or you can park further out and take the trolley cars in.
Audrey S
6 March 2019|
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Response from Joi42 | Reviewed this property |
There are many options: research city guide online or any travel website. Ask your hotel for suggestions. There are many tourist information spots throughout the area too. Good luck
12 December 2018|
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Response from hashemsherif | Reviewed this property |
For young people, the difference in tastes between 13 years and 17 years is large so it is difficult to give you a definite recommendation. There are many activities in the Square itself, from jugglers, palm readers... More