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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Blythewood, South Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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64 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank conley1234
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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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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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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271 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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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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Thank Yuxian W
Apache Junction, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very safe area to walk around. A lot of street construction going on for improvements. Quite a few things to see in a square mile.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Many restaurants, theaters, hotels, sights & shops... Worth parking your car and strolling from the casino to the library to the Mississippi River to the Red Stick farmers market.

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