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Jackson Square, New Orleans

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Historic Walking Area · Landmark
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Be a part of New Orleans's rich history and cultural heritage with a visit to Jackson Square. One of the city's most iconic landmarks in the heart of the French Quarter, the park serves as the main hub for cultural and leisure activities. Stroll past the manicured lawns and 18th-century architecture, admiring the eccentric mix of street artwork and handmade crafts on display by local artists. Before or afterward, stop for a beignet (French-style doughnuts) at Cafe Du Monde, sitting outside to enjoy local musicians and street performers in the park. If members of your group want to split up, you can meet back at the statue of Andrew Jackson in the center of the park. Add Jackson Square and other attractions to your New Orleans trip itinerary using our New Orleans tour planner.
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  • Pretty spot with the Cathedral (open to view) and flanked by the Cabildo and Presbytere, now both museums. 
    Pretty spot with the Cathedral (open to view) and flanked by the Cabildo and Presbytere, now both museums.  more »
  • Fun and festive square. You can often hear music from all different directions.... individual singers, sometimes standing atop their cars, marching bands, and various parades. We enjoy befriending... 
    Fun and festive square. You can often hear music from all different directions.... individual singers, sometimes standing atop their cars, marching bands, and various parades. We enjoy befriending...  more »
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  • Very nice & clean area! So much beauty in just the scenery & landscaping. Definitely a beautiful spot for touristy type photos. The atmosphere is upbeat and friendly! If you're in the area, DEFINITELY walk through, it will leave you feeling refreshed & renewed!
  • This has probably been my favorite place in New Orleans. The shops and boutiques surrounding the square are enjoyable with helpful, welcoming staff. Street performers were awesome! Impressive artists had their work on display and for sale, bought a few pieces. I highly recommend bringing cash cause you will want to tip the performers and buy some art. Love the culture of the area!

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