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Jackson Square
New Orleans Top 2 in Important Religious Institution

4.3/5
49 Reviews
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Liked by 2
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
Phone: +1-504-6583200

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Jackson Square, the central and most quintessential place for New Orleans' travel, is located in the French section of New Orleans, Louisiana, mimicking Paris's famous Place des Vosges. The surrounding streets of Decatur, St Peter, St Anne and Chartres were designated as national historical landmarks in 1960, one of New Orleans' most famous squares. One must go to New Orleans is Jackson Square, the heart of the French Community. The square is not big, but it is a place where street artists have gathered for half a century, playing, juggling, and dressing strangely and unusually for a soothsayer and oil painter. The plaza, named after General Andrew Jackson, who became the seventh president of the United States, has been standing in the center of the plaza. Just north of the square is St. Louis' Cathedral and south-east of the world's cafe du monde, which has been around for over 200 years. From the park south is the most famous performance square in the area where street performers perform daily in jazz and humorous rap and so on. Every day, it draws a lot of tourists, and then continues south to the cruise terminal in New Orleans, east of the square is the statue of Joan of Arc, and next to the French market, where there are plenty of seafood restaurants. A little westward is the 300-year-old City Hall, the old Louisiana High Court, the Louisiana Bank, etc. This square was a place where black slaves were publicly executed. It's not New Orleans until Jackson Square.

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  • tyeshahunley23
    tyeshahunley23
    Miami Beach, Florida
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    story time

    There was a guy that commanded the attention of everyone and he was telling stories and putting on acts of humor for entertainment purposes. I really enjoyed New Orleans and look forward to another vi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1612863669000+0800)/
  • Tri-3x
    Tri-3x
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    Sublime underbelly of city

    We get to see the worst aspect of the city: drugs, scamming and other stuffs we can not write here in this place. Avoid

    Reviewed on /Date(1612586048000+0800)/
  • IzzyVL
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    Gorgeous

    This was a fun public area with mimes that talk LOL and artists and fortune tellers every where as well as the scenery it self was amazing

    Reviewed on /Date(1612441624000+0800)/
  • 2leconte
    2leconte
    Pearl, MS
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    You have to go to Jackson Square.

    So much art. So much history. Must see when going to New Orleans. Iconic symbol of the city. Please don't tear it down.

    Reviewed on /Date(1612385400000+0800)/
  • Alita32
    Alita32
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    Loved it!

    I spent a morning at Jackson Square and thoroughly enjoyed it! There were some cool people that offered tarot card readings and lots of awesome musicians! It’s a beautiful place to sit in the cool mor...

    Reviewed on /Date(1612364695000+0800)/

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