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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 view from Riverwalk

First visit to downtown Baton Rouge, decided to enjoy the river views. Walked along some parts of the river front. It is evident that local authorities are trying to revitalize... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to downtown Baton Rouge, decided to enjoy the river views. Walked along some parts of the river front. It is evident that local authorities are trying to revitalize this area. During my visit I could see some activities, but I can see there is a lot of potential.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown BatonRouge is very heavy with the car trafic and instead of the parking lots, there is no place to park yous car

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Thank Gilles G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There are so many things to do when you stay in the heart of the city. The Hilton is walking distance to a lot of them.

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Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I am amazed at the progress that Baton Rouge downtown has made over the past ten years, No longer an empty shell, it is vibrant, fun, and surely worth seeing. It has been truly transformed into a great downtown area.

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I like downtown Baton Rouge. The river is great and there are many great places to eat and people watch. The bar scene is good and there seems to always be a movie being filmed there. If you are the area make sure to visit downtown!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Was lucky to get a tour...this architectural beauty was built in something like 14 months...almost unbelievable, lots of detail, lots of history and scandal...amazing view at the top.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Here's a bit of advice get yourself downtown! Go as often as you can. Seriously, downtown Baton Rouge is vibrant and bustling and beautiful. There are so many things to do as a family, if your single, if you are a cultured human being, if you're a tourist, and trust me there's numerous things going on all the time that... More 

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Whitehouse, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Even with the major construction, it was still fairly easy to get around town. Our group was touring the downtown/government areas, so we ate lunch at Main Street Market. This was a nice experience for the group. They choose everything from the fresh salads to the lunch specials. This is a very unique place to dine.

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Minden, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

There are a lot of things to do here. If you've lived there your entire life, you've probably done it all. There is the state capital, the old state capital, the USS Kidd, and several other museums.

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1 Thank jww002
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

It's getting nicer and nicer. The old buildings are getting renovated. Many nice restaurants have moved in. There are museums and free parks. A great place to stop for lunch on a day of leisure.

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