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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
Phone Number: +1 800-800-0550
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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.

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Beautiful church

Often musicians out front and activities within the church to see and hear. Great spot to people watch. Unfortunately right now a lot of construction going on so not as... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Often musicians out front and activities within the church to see and hear. Great spot to people watch. Unfortunately right now a lot of construction going on so not as interesting as usual.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful garden/square area. Great for people watching and to just soak up the buzz that is New Orleans. I recommend you go to Cafe Du Monde (which near the SE corner of the square) get your self some beignets and coffee to go, and just chill in the square and enjoy the day.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jackson Square is a great place to wander looking at local artists and listening to local musicians. You can also visit various psychics and tarot card readers. Off the square near the river is Cafe du Monde a MUST! Worth about an hour of walking around, looking and listening.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cathedral was beautiful, as was the park. The homeless? men arguing and the several people with barking, struggling to get free, pit bulls had me on edge.

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its busy and full of tourist, which isn't a bad thing until homeless people see tourist then they start hanging around there more and bothering people. The homeless in the city weren't bothering anymore until i got in jackson sq. then they started being pushy and asking for a bite of the food i was eating as i walked past... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the spot. The vibe, the energy, the culture. Certainly the "George Washington" park of The South is right here but with decadent food just steps away!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Has to be seen to be appreciated. And the little shops around it are amazing. Despite a rainy day it was very enjoyable. So much culture and history. Go, you won't regret it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

fun square with a beautiful church.. great musicians and good local art. it's a must see in NOLA... we even got to see -- and attend a joyous wedding while there because people do marry and it's a public park.. very cool.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Jackson sq is lovely and lively. There are artists around the sq when it's not rainy. Carriage rides line up on the riverside. There are shops n restaurants around the sq. go across the street to take a great picture from up high with the sq and cathedral and museums. Pretty days usually have a variety of street performers as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Jackson Square was the first place I wanted to see in New Orleans. I wasn't disappointed. It has so many musicians, artists and great eateries nearby.

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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