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Jackson Square

Plaza, Park, and Monument / Landmark
French Quarter, New Orleans
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  • Samantha C.
    "Super cute park, near the Mississippi and Cafe Du Monde."(7 Tips)
    Stacy W.
    "Great place to stroll after beignets at Cafe du Monde."(7 Tips)
    Kim K.
    "Don't forget to tip your street performer s!"(6 Tips)
    Piper
    "Tons of people watching, wonderful artwork and great performances"(19 Tips)
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  • Andrew C.
    Andrew Casper6 days ago
    It's a square, with a large statue of former President, it's very picturesque and parallel with the cathedral in background... lots of shops, some food joints, and a few museums very close by!!
  • Eva 🐾 B.
    Eva 🐾 Banova1 week ago
    Make sure to read up on the history
  • Stacy W.
    Stacy Wheeler1 week ago
    Great place to stroll after beignets at Cafe du Monde.
  • Julia H.
    Very beautiful place
  • Edykat
    EdykatMay 20
    Is a place you shouldn’t miss while visiting new LOLA
  • Nelson V. G.
    Pleasant, well trimmed and taken care of, clean, scenic square. Fun for picture taking or just sit to rest under a tree.
  • Haiji H.
    Haiji HaiiroMarch 23
    Jackson square, lots of street artists and jokesters, street performers
  • Edward F.
    Edward ForteMarch 19
    Come see the big beautiful St Louis Cathedral
    Upvoted May 14
  • Stephen B.
    Walking and smelling smells
  • Hard R.
    Hard RockerFebruary 21
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice photo op. Nice at night.
  • Amol U.
    Amol UtrankarFebruary 20
    Obligatory New Orleans photo opp.
  • Valentina Á.
    Valentina Álvarez BorgesNovember 13, 2017
    So beautiful. Felt like Disney but in real life
  • John C.
    John CassilloOctober 16, 2017
    Picaresque and a great place to start exploring New Orleans.
  • Harry B.
    Harry BousAugust 8, 2017
    Doughnuts Coffee beautiful people
  • Vallyri
    VallyriJuly 19, 2017
    Picturesque and always green.
  • Tony T.
    Tony TJune 16, 2017
    Jackson Square is surrounded with art vendors, magicians, jesters, musicians and street performers! Its a beautiful park that houses the statue of Andrew Jackson.
  • Ariana V.
    Ariana VoyerJune 9, 2017
    Beautiful park! Get a frozen cafe au lait to-go from Cafe Du Monde and sit on a bench in the park to enjoy it
  • Sean M.
    Sean MillerMay 14, 2017
    This is where you walk after eating an entire bag of beignets lol.
  • Paul J.
    Paul JohnsonMay 7, 2017
    The artist are great, the views are spectacular.
  • Asli Y.
    Asli YumrukcalliMarch 26, 2017
    My favorite place
  • Crystal C.
    Crystal CarpenterMarch 8, 2017
    A great place to hang out and soak up New Orleans
  • Impe
    ImpeMarch 4, 2017
    Wonderful atmosphere.. Smell of colors and music!
  • Pavan K.
    Pavan KulkarniFebruary 20, 2017
    mind blowing art in this area. totally in awe with all the creativity here.
  • Grafton C.
    Grafton ClarkDecember 19, 2016
    Beautiful place in new Orleans to rest and enjoy the music and city. People watching is fun here
  • Lina T.
    Lina TrifonOctober 25, 2016
    Check out the square during the weekend. It's full of artists selling their work and street shows.
  • Robert F.
    Robert FalettiAugust 19, 2016
    The catedral is really nice.
  • Davis E.
    Davis EricaAugust 3, 2016
    Be sure to check out Jackson square at night. Beautiful view and the ambiance is unforgettable.
  • Laurie P.
    Laurie PooleJuly 19, 2016
    fun place including the guy sleeping on the yard
  • Marq J.
    Marq JohnsonJuly 9, 2016
    This is a great place to people watch! Cool art. Nice park. Good music.
  • Piper
    PiperJune 2, 2016
    Tons of people watching, wonderful artwork and great performances
  • Moe D.
    Moe DexlerMay 29, 2016
    The real name is Plaza de Arms. Renamed Jackson Square when some rich people donated the statue of Jackson.
  • Augusta A.
    Augusta AlbersApril 14, 2016
    really cute park, specially in the spring
  • Hannah G.
    Hannah GMApril 11, 2016
    Beautiful square with great music!
  • Ashley C.
    Ashley Chang-StoryApril 5, 2016
    Art & People Watching a MUST!-
  • Mr sam J.
    Mr sam JrApril 4, 2016
    This spot is awesome
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithMarch 25, 2016
    A small, beautiful park, this is a really romantic place to walk with a loved one and catch a beautiful view of the sunset over the Mississippi. Check out Mason Jennings' song of the same name.
  • Eitan L.
    Eitan LidergotMarch 24, 2016
    Nice spot for pictures. Lots of tourists but a very nice park with statues, grass, and flowers.
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CMarch 14, 2016
    Super scenic view in Nola.
  • Vickie H.
    Vickie HickmanFebruary 29, 2016
    Great for people watching.
  • Megan I.
    Megan IrvineFebruary 26, 2016
    If you know anyone who lives in the French quarter, you will probably run into them here.
  • pierce d.
    pierce d'artFebruary 11, 2016
    people watching
  • Ernesto N.
    Ernesto NormanJanuary 22, 2016
    Where New Orleans history starts
  • Antonello L.
    Antonello LoddoJanuary 19, 2016
    Many restaurants, tourists info, tour booking etc. Lots of people and street musicians
  • Brendan M.
    Brendan MJanuary 16, 2016
    Some great dad rock going on here
  • Lisa B.
    Lisa BruckJanuary 3, 2016
    The art is great!
  • Amy J.
    Amy Johnson CookDecember 21, 2015
    Enjoy Christmas caroling en masse during the holidays and marvel at everyone all together.
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NilgesDecember 8, 2015
    Beautiful park with entertaining acts but the homeless population can be a bit aggressive.
  • Lindsey C.
    Lindsey CollinsNovember 24, 2015
    Lots of artists, beautiful scenery, good for taking a fresh breath in NOLA
  • Anamaria H.
    Anamaria HernandezNovember 19, 2015
    Take a moment to stroll through the square. Browse the artists who set up shop right outside the gates!
  • ATL_Hunter
    ATL_HunterNovember 17, 2015
    Gorgeous any time of day - be sure to see it at night
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