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Louisiana State University

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Address: Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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Louisiana's top university since 1860 has a beautiful, tree-covered campus...

Louisiana's top university since 1860 has a beautiful, tree-covered campus and lots of attractions to visit, like the Union Art Gallery, Museum of Art, Greek Theatre and Museum of Natural Science.

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One of the greatest Universtiies in the US

This is one of the prettiest Universities with many Live Oak trees over 200 years old and beautiful lakes.The building are all designed beautiful and a great place of higher... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
arralee h
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the prettiest Universities with many Live Oak trees over 200 years old and beautiful lakes.The building are all designed beautiful and a great place of higher education for young adults and older ones to learn.

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Thank arralee h
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hit a beautiful Sunday to walk around campus and enjoyed ourselves...lots of shade and interesting old buildings. They have nice sporting facilities that my husband liked seeing in person.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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333 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The LSU campus is large, lush, and lovely. Huge live oaks, numerous lakes, green grass, and impressive buildings, In short, one of the prettiest college campuses this reviewer has ever seen.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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642 reviews
276 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Very nice campus to walk around and explore. The visitor center has metered parking and is rather central so a good place to start if you are a tourist. If you go by the stadium, be sure to visit Mike the Tiger in his enclosure.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

As a former student, LSU is a great spot for exploration as a tourist. The Middleton Library is a wonderful place with exhibits that change year round. Also there is a museum with an extensive bug collection, and a REAL tiger in a habitat (new addition soon). Do not miss the LSU Dairy Science Ice Cream Store.

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Bear, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2017

To me the most beautiful campus ever! Beautiful trees with moss hanging are throughout campus. There are several lakes that are around the campus as well. Historical Indian mounds. Old as well as new buildings and the ever present landmark clock tower that tolls the hour for all to hear all over campus.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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199 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2017

If you like ice cream, make sure you visit the ice cream store. It's made right there on campus and features Geaux Tigers-themed flavors. Like all campuses, take your parking seriously, unless you're in somebody else's car. The center of campus around the student union has plenty of trees and shade, and is quite beautiful. Near the stadium, you'll find... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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128 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

LSU is a truly beautiful campus. This university is huge so it's pretty easy to get lost on the side streets and admittedly even in the parking lot. The law school is also historic and its magnificent and splendid as well. The library is huge and they have food spots, coffee shops, novelty shops, book stores including Barnes and Nobles... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed January 11, 2017

The LSU campus is vibrant academic setting. The campus has a lot of green space that is well landscaped which make it a good walking campus for a visit. I like the lawn area in front of Middleton Library and the one in front of the Law Center. You can also visit the athletic area where the Maravich Center and... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

I've been here for almost 3 month and I feel good to be here. The students are always make event which I interested to, such as Movie, agriculture festival, etc. Academic atmosphere makes me comfortable with expert lecturer. There are three lakes with beautiful scenery, Art and Science museum, student center which encounter all student activity and food as well.... More 

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