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Located in the heart of the French Quarter, The Jaxson offers a prime location to immerse yourself in the history, charm, and energy of New Orleans. Take a stroll down the streets and explore the unique architecture, or visit one of the many museums and galleries to learn about the city's rich past. Whatever your interests may be, The Jaxson allows for easy access to all the wonders that New Orleans has to offer!

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Historical Significance

The French Quarter, is a living museum of history. Originally founded in 1718 by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, this iconic neighborhood has seen centuries of change and growth. It was once the heart of the city, and today it remains a popular destination for visitors to learn about New Orleans' past. Guests can wander through cobblestone streets, marvel at the Spanish and French colonial architecture, and immerse themselves in the tales of centuries past. Key attractions include the famed Jackson Square, a historical park that showcases the iconic statue of Andrew Jackson, the historic French Market, one of the oldest and busiest markets in the country, and the enchanting St. Louis Cathedral, the oldest continuously operating cathedral in the United States. Each of these landmarks tells a unique story and offers a glimpse into New Orleans' rich cultural heritage.

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Culinary Delights

The culinary landscape around The Jaxson is a testament to New Orleans' reputation as a food lover's paradise. The city's diverse cultural influences have shaped its unique cuisine, making it a must-visit destination for foodies. Guests can indulge in a diverse array of dining options, from high-end Creole restaurants to charming street-side cafes. Local specialties like gumbo, jambalaya, and beignets are not just meals; they are a celebration of the city's diverse cultural influences. Visitors can also take part in food tours and cooking classes to fully immerse themselves in the local culinary scene.

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Lively Entertainment

The French Quarter's pulsating heart beats to the rhythm of jazz. Just steps from The Jaxson, guests can experience the soulful music in historic bars and lively clubs. The area is also famous for its vibrant nightlife, with bars and clubs offering a variety of live music, from traditional jazz to modern fusion. Street performers also add to the lively atmosphere, showcasing their talents on every corner. The city is also known for its many festivals, including the world-famous Mardi Gras, offering a glimpse into the joyous spirit of the people of New Orleans.

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Artistic and Cultural Hub

The Jaxson is surrounded by a plethora of artistic expressions. The French Quarter is home to numerous galleries that showcase local and international artists, making it a hub for art lovers. Visitors can also explore the city's street art scene, with colorful murals and graffiti adorning many buildings. The nearby Frenchmen Street, known as the local Bourbon Street, offers a more authentic experience with art markets, live music, and street performers. The city also hosts numerous cultural events, including the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and the French Quarter Festival, celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of the city.

The Jaxson's location in the heart of the French Quarter offers guests not only a luxurious stay but also an opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich history, vibrant culture, and delicious cuisine of New Orleans. Whether exploring the neighborhood's historic landmarks, indulging in local delicacies, or soaking in the lively entertainment and artistic scene, The Jaxson is the perfect base for experiencing the magic of this iconic city.

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The Jaxson is more than a venue; it's a destination that captures the soul of New Orleans. Its location in the French Quarter opens doors to historical explorations, culinary journeys, artistic discoveries, and vibrant entertainment. Here, every event is transformed into a rich tapestry of experiences, leaving guests with memories that linger long after they've left the cobblestone streets and riverfront views of this magical city.

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