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Jackson Square in New Orleans, Louisiana

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lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 27th of August, 2010
The French Quarter in New Orleans is the heart of the city, and you can't get any closer to the heart of the Vieux Carré (as the Quarter is also called)is Jackson Square, a historic park with plenty to show off with.

It is one of the most representative places in the city and it appeared in lots of movies (maybe you've recognized it in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button :D). It's a great place to take a walk and just feel the beat of the city - and there's always live music around thanks to the many talented local buskers.


Opening Hours:
You can go there whenever you want

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