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Jackson Square, New Orleans

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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  • Easy to get to on the riverfront french qtr near the steamboat wharf and the St Louis Cathedral. Good outlook  more »
  • We had a great time walking around Jackson Square, admiring the various views and the eclectic mix of people. Very historic location. Highly recommend checking it out!  more »
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  • Super, super beautiful. One of my favorite places we went on our trip! It gets pretty hot in the afternoon, but the shade in the park is lovely. We came across a wonderful jazz band playing. It was just fantastic!! Definitely make time to come here!!
  • Fantastic each time I'm there and always the same, but different... new artists, art displays by locals, and exceptional musicians - all free, and tips are optional. However, their awesome talent and willingness to share have me opening my mind and wallet! Never disappointed. Enjoy!
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