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Jackson Square

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing



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Historic Sites: What began as a military parade ground known as Place d'Armes in 1721 is now the colorful heart of the French Quarter, a meeting place for musicians, voodoo queens, fortune tellers, artists, grifters,...  Read More
Romantic Things to Do: Often called the heart of New Orleans, Jackson Square is full of energy and activity. Facing the Mississippi River and directly across from the St. Louis Cathedral, the Square stands in the shadows of...  Read More
Things to Do with Kids: Often called the heart of New Orleans, Jackson Square is full of energy and activity. The Square faces the Mississippi River and is directly across from the St. Louis Cathedral. In the shadows of the...  Read More
Sightseeing: Often called the heart of New Orleans, Jackson Square is full of energy and activity. Facing the Mississippi River and directly across from the St. Louis Cathedral. In the shadows of the Andrew...  Read More


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  • Historic Sites: "This sidewalk amphitheater is where both artists and street entertainers congregate."
  • Romantic Things to Do: "Walking around the square is one way to connect with local artists."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "Kids will love looking at the mule-drawn carriages that line up on the river-side of the Square."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Jackson Square is one of the iconic places in the city.
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Jackson Square offers much for the romantic couple during the day, but taking a mule-drawn carriage ride at night is a smooch-worthy option.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: No visit to New Orleans is complete without seeing Jackson Square.

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