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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
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Fun area with street painters, musicians and jugglers.

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Nice area to view local entertainment

Visited Jackson square which was a short walk from our hotel, (Bourbon Orleans), several street performers and local artists were on hand to entertain and sell local art work... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited Jackson square which was a short walk from our hotel, (Bourbon Orleans), several street performers and local artists were on hand to entertain and sell local art work. There were also museums and historical sites for your enjoyment. A must visit when in NO.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the great people watching locations of the world. There are artists, couples, kids, freaks, hipsters - just folks from every walk of life. You can enjoy Cafe du Monde or grab a muffaletta from Central Grocery, take some grerat photos, even buy local art works here. Spend some time and just wonder around slowly.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed visiting Jackson Square in the French Quarter. Around the square has several cute authentic boutiques. There's a lot of entertainment going on in and around Jackson Square like musical theatrics, paintings, dancing, and more. Memorable place to visit!

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Pacifica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Between Jackson Square and the Cathedral is a pedestrians only square that many vendors and performers set up shop. Good place to stroll and listen to music or enjoy a street performer. Some light shopping by local vendors also is available. As for Jackson Square itself, nice little park with a statute to Andrew Jackson. Take your time to learn... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately it rained most of the weekend but still had a blast! Loved watching all the huge variety of people and street entertainment in the square.

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Daphne, Alabama, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jackson Square is always a fun people-watching and art spot, regardless of which side you're on. Andrew Jackson high atop his horse is in the center, and the Cathedral behind him now houses the Hurricane Katrina museum for $5. Take your time, or take a carriage ride for $20 per person. The history given during the ride is well worth... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jackson Square is a fun place to go to to get the real New Orleans feelings. It is where all the live music and street vendors are and you can go there and just listen to the music and you will really feel that you are in the middle of it. There is also the Cathedral , a lovely park... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love walking this area every time we are there. There are shops, vendors and restaurants as well as live music. A must-do in the Quarter every year.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see if you visit the French Quarter area of New Orleans! Lots of street vendors selling anything and everything from food to artwork. Many street performers in the heart of the French Quarter.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yep, a must see when you visit New Orleans. It is on all of the post cards after all. Come to experience all of the colorful vendors wrapping around the square - artists in painting, palm reading, music, and human statues. Shops and restaurants also line the square. Then visit the cathedral, the museums beside the cathedral, the warren of... More 

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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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