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Clean and pleasent

Great city to walk everywhere and explore from the old town hall to the banks of the Mississippi... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Citygogetter
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Typical Capitol city Downtown

Not much going on, a few resturants a couple over-rated. there is a blues bar, country music spot... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Sunshineldy
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Wellington, Florida
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great city to walk everywhere and explore from the old town hall to the banks of the Mississippi. Very clean everywhere and everyone friendly and helpful

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Not much going on, a few resturants a couple over-rated. there is a blues bar, country music spot and casino within walking distance. The streets roll up at dark!

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We stayed all day in downtown and stayed near the USS KIDD, went up 3rd street and ate there... just relaxed and took in the sun and all what was going on on the dock!!

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

I come here often but you should plan to see it if you’re in town! It provides an interesting and historic walk and offers several attractions and restaurants!

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

There's a lot of history downtown, but it just didn't feel welcoming and friendly. There are things to see and do, but I didn't see any parking. There are some restaurants and bars, but not within a comfortable walking distance of the historical sites. Very...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Don't overlook the subtle charms of the Bayou State Capitol. There are a ethora of visitor attractions. Runners and cyclists can do their thing for miles along the mighty Mississippi levy, a grand backdrop of this river city. Foodies can find endless temptations at the...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

We were visiting for a football game and staying in a local hotel in the area. We walked along the path enjoying the beautiful sunset. There are benches along the way to sit and relax and just enjoy your surroundings. From there we walked down...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

The downtown is not too big, so real easy to drive around and see the area and Government buildings.

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

Visited downtown years ago. Recent visit shows new businesses, restaurants and housing. Beautiful riverfront. Beautiful capitol buildings.

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

The old shopping district has gone to the dogs. It is not attractive at all. The restaurants are over priced and it is not very clean. Parking leaves a lot to be desired. The one way on Third Street is one of the worst. It...More

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Lisa B
July 27, 2017|
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Response from BigDaddySweets | Reviewed this property |
The trolley is run by CATS. Check their website. It might be helpful.
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mamahug
May 25, 2015|
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Response from Denise P | Reviewed this property |
there is not a fee for the old state capital building
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