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French Quarter Haunted Excursion In New Orleans
"The Haunted Excursion takes you on an exploration through the world famous French Quarter also known by locals as the Vieux Carre meaning ""Old Square"". The French Quarter is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the U.S. It is made up of 78 blocks. Home to over 200 bars world renowned jazz clubs and some amazing signature restaurants. New Orleans has a very rich history countless unsolved mysteries and some strong paranormal activity. That is probably why it is referred to as one of the most haunted cities in the United States. During this tour you will be welcome to use the paranormal equipment/ghost detector EMF meter that will be provided by your guide. Get ready
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The New Orleans Five in One Extravaganza Tour
"During this eerie and fun-filled tour we will explore the legends and lore that have made New Orleans famous!  We will meander through the mysterious & mystical realms of voodoo vampires ghosts and pirates.  New Orleans is called America’s Most Haunted City for good reason and on this tour you’ll see exactly why! Guests will visit the sites of actual documented hauntings & share with you the most ghastly and horrific history that New Orleans has to offer. Unlock the mystery and get ready for the true paranormal experie Heart Stopping Immensely Thrilling & Spine Chilling Fun!  Visit multiple locations where both Ghost and Vampire sightings happen regularly. We will learn about the practice of Voodoo and how it played and continues to play a vital role in New Orleans to
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French Quarter Walking Tour
"Ready for some beaucoup fun? This two hour walking tour gives guests an intimate insider’s glimpse into one of the most famed neighborhoods in the country the Vieux Carré. Better known as the French Quarter this cultural hub has long been a popular tourist destination on account of its lavish atmosphere and 19th-century style. On this tour your guide will give you a unique perspective on the area’s history while introducing you to both popular stops and hidden gems that only a local would know about. Delve into the secrets of the intoxicating and magical aura of this famed hub of d and get to know this city like you’ve lived there your whole life!This tour stops at many attractions and National Historic Landmarks that this city has offer! Guests will visit many locations during this hour long tour! The St Louis Cathedral Cabildo Presbytere
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Jackson Square Tips (57)

A must see in the area

Any direction you look, you will get a picturesque view. The statue is worth taking a picture or two (or five) of. Say hello to the carriage pulling donkeys. Stop and admire the street performers....
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chattygirl7491
Jan 30, 2016

Jackson Square New Orleans by aussirose

Following the 1815 Battle of New Orleans, during the first half of the 19th century, the former military plaza was renamed Jackson Square, for the battle's victorious General Jackson.I wasn't really...
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aussirose
Dec 26, 2015

JACKSON SQUARE

New Orleans got its start in 1719 but it was really after a 1721 hurricane shuffled things about that the city got its grid pattern with four blocks above and below the central square – the Place...
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mtncorg
Jun 13, 2015

Jackson Square

The Square itself was quiet when I was there, but it is surrounded by all sorts of activity. Carriages line up on Decatur Street in front of the square waiting for passengers, and street performers...
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JessieLang
Jul 17, 2013

The Heart of French Quarter

Perhaps one of the most recognizable scenes of New Orleans, Jackson Square with the St. Louis Cathedral is a must-see of New Orleans. You will find this square in the heart of the French Quarter after...
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meteorologist1
Mar 30, 2013

Jackson square

Jackson square is best seen from the levee between the river and Decatur Street, in front of St Louis Cathedral (picture 1); this place is very touristy, with the mule carriages on Decatur, and around...
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kokoryko
Jul 24, 2011

New Orleans's historical square

Jackson Square was originally known as "Place d'Armes" ("Plaza de Armas" in Spanish), a place where, following European tradition, troops would assemble for drilling exercises and criminals would be...
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Jefie
Jun 26, 2011

Jackson Square

Jackson Square is a great spot for taking some great pics of you with the St.Louis Cathedral at the background. There are several benches to relax and ideal for people watch or the area where you will...
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mindcrime
Dec 24, 2010

Jackson Square....my favorite place in New Orleans

Beautiful place located in the French Quarter. Was nice to just sit, relax, and people watch. Musicians were all around the square performing and artists were plentiful. A very unique place in the...
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sabogg01
Sep 28, 2009

Jackson Square

This square in front of St Louis Cathderal is named after Andrew Jackson, the hero of the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. Jackson and his Tennessee volunteers sucessfully defended the city...
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Jim_Eliason
Aug 28, 2009

andrew jackson statue

the andrew jackson statue is located on jackson square in the french quarter. jackson was the commander of american forces during the battle of new orleans. the battle of new orleans was a decisive...
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doug48
May 30, 2009

entertainment

In front of Jackson Square there is an outdoor Greek style seating that provides great relief to aching feet and an amusing show. I have not seen any set times posted so it could be hit or miss. The...
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lcostello
May 02, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Jackson Square

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St. Louis Cathedral

This was our second visit to New Orleans and we hung outside the church on Sunday morning till after service so we could get a quick look inside. We were only inside for about 10 minutes. There was a...
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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, St. Louis Cemetery #1 was founded in 1789. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Most of the burial sites are elaborate above ground vaults and...
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Le Petit Theatre

**UPDATE 4/28/13 - When I last visited New Orleans, I was saddened to see that Le Petit has shuttered her doors... :-( The original corner building was designed in 1789 by Gilberto Guillemard and...
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French Quarter

I've been to the French Quarter, surrounding areas & cemeteries many times since 2005 & have NEVER had any bad experience. I've also never had to pay a tour guide to take me to any of the...
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Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall is one of New Orleans' most famous attractions but it is also a very hard one to categorize. It is only open from 8pm to 11pm when a very superb collection of jazz musicians perform...
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Voodoo Museum

First, I'd like to allay any fears that anyone has about this place. No one is going to put a spell on you, turn you into a zombie, or even try to convert you. Second, as the owner of this museum...
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