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Address: Baton Rouge, LA
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Downtown Baton Rouge is a great place to hang out with its riverfront area,...

Downtown Baton Rouge is a great place to hang out with its riverfront area, historic neighborhoods, Old State Capitol building and numerous restaurants and dance clubs.

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Nice place

Go downtown quite often and is nice. Lot going on to bring the downtown area back to a place to go. Lot of remodeling to older buildings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Philip R
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go downtown quite often and is nice. Lot going on to bring the downtown area back to a place to go. Lot of remodeling to older buildings.

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Thank Philip R
San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Is a beautiful place, not a walkable city, but a good place to visit. With time it can be enjoy. Clean and pretty place.

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Thank Yamile D
Kent Island, Maryland
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119 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Being Thanksgiving and a game weekend I thought it may have a little activity.Nope. Dead.Floyd's restaurant was closed for the weekend. It is a nice place to walk on the levee.

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Thank kentmorrdave
Fairmont, West Virginia
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Great service from the representatives at the check-in desk and so nice...enjoyed the swamp and walk...and the caged in reptiles...

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Thank Rosie S
Walden, Tenn
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332 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Downtown Baton Rouge has it all: restaurants, hotels, museums, and green spaces. The walk from the casino and USS Kidd in the south to the State Capitol in the north takes no more than 20 minutes. There are beautiful gardens around the Capitol and a walking trail atop the levee along the riverfront. A downtown library offers Wi-Fi and free... More 

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Thank civilwarguy
Floral Park, New York
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204 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

the capitol is quite nice, you get to see & hear just what Huey Long, could accomplish another nice place to stop in is the museum this can be interesting and worthwhile

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

There's so much to do downtown, especially on first free Sundays. Many of the museums downtown are free. We love just to walk along the levee and watch the boats pass, and the kids love to go to the top of the state capitol to look out at the city from that viewpoint.

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Thank Frednettie
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Downtown Baton Rouge has so much for the entire family. So many places to chose from where its and family outing or a night on the town.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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67 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

If you go to the top and look down you will get a funny feeling.They have machines to look at various attractions from the top.You will need some change to work the machines.You will see where Huey Long was gunned down.First time I went there I was a little girl and it made a big impression on me.

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Thank 676barbara
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Downtown Baton Rouge was once a great place to grow up and a thriving business community. It suffered a long slow decline for many decades. It is now in the midst of a most exciting RE-Birth: Much construction and one-way street obstruction right now, but amenities, cuisine, & entertainment swinging into gear for Autumn: Football, Fall Semester, Cool Weather, Weekend... More 

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