Jackson Square

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Jackson Square

Jackson Square
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Historic Walking Areas
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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.
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Neighbourhood: 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 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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Tuesday
Carmichael, CA19 contributions
Love!
Aug 2021
What a beautiful place! Loved just sitting and taking it all in! History, lots of art, clean area, and near lots of shops
Written 15 August 2021
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colombiajan
Saint Albans, WV153 contributions
great place to visit when you are in New Orleans
Aug 2021
This is a beautiful gardens with an interesting story behind it. It is worth taking time to see it while you are in NOLA
Written 12 August 2021
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Demone00
Jacksonville Beach, FL323 contributions
nice sights
Jul 2021
Lovely views an grounds. We like to explore our surroundings when we visit places and we came across this gem. Glad we did
Written 12 August 2021
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Chelsea H
Chicago, IL42 contributions
A great slice of the city
Aug 2021
You'll find cute shops, local artists and musicians, some great trees and grassy area, a couple museums, statues, fountains. It's not the most exciting part of the city, but it is a lovely park and a respite from crowds.
Written 12 August 2021
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Carla C
Clearwater, FL46 contributions
A top attraction in NOLA!! Must Visit!! Did not disappoint!
Jun 2021
We visited New Orleans during the month of June. Jackson Square is definitely one of the top attractions to visit in NOLA, and it was totally worth visiting! The city of New Orleans was ruled by the French and by the Spanish before the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. The Spanish influence is reflected in the colonial Spanish architecture such as in this beautiful cathedral. The surrounding area was clean and though it was a bit crowded, we were able to take great pictures and record videos without having a multitude of people in the background. There was live music and local vendors when we visited, and we loved every second of this trip!! We will definitely return!! :)

Side Note: I did not visit Jackson Square after 6pm, apparently there are a lot of homeless around the area after that time. We walked around Jackson Square on different days around 1-4pm, and we did not see a lot of homeless around the cathedral.
Written 8 August 2021
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cindyp_nola
New Orleans, LA536 contributions
Jackson Square is a great starting point for exploring the French Quarter
Jun 2021 • Friends
Place d'armes, now known as Jackson Square is the epicenter of the French Quarter. Not only is is a beautiful park and a great place to sit on a bench for a little rest, but also very historic.
Written 6 August 2021
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cvalent409
Alabaster, AL11 contributions
Disappointing
Jul 2021
Although still beautiful, the park was locked. We were there just after 6 pm. Outside the park, mostly homeless.
Written 2 August 2021
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Thomas V
Oakland, California10,887 contributions
Historic Square
Apr 2021
One of the centers of the city, this very pretty square is where you will find the cathedral and some benches to sit. Beignets are nearby. I bought some and took them to the park to eat.
Written 1 August 2021
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Alyssa M
24 contributions
Great place for pictures
Jul 2021
The park is very clean, very green and after 2 pm impromptu performances occur. We saw a brass band a Louis Amstrong-esque singer.
Written 30 July 2021
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KC Gypsy Explorer
Crawfordville, FL1,426 contributions
Beautiful
Jun 2021
My granddaughter loved Jackson Square. We got some great pictures and walked around and looked at all the vendors set up. Nice way to spend an afternoon.
Written 30 July 2021
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