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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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Downtonw Baton Rouge has gone through a great renevotaion lately and there are a lot of great things to visit such as the old state capitol, Old Governors Mansion and wonderful... read more

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arralee h
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Cincinnati
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67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We didn't have much time to go to museums, etc. but walking around downtown was beautiful. So many things one could see within walking distance, the levee, museums, and other attractions.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtonw Baton Rouge has gone through a great renevotaion lately and there are a lot of great things to visit such as the old state capitol, Old Governors Mansion and wonderful outdoor spaces

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Thank arralee h
New York City, New York
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5,141 reviews
2,611 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 705 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice downtown, starting with the river front park and walking area. Lots of unique and stately buildings, especially the capitol building. As well as lots of stores and bars too.

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

The downtown area was not crowded at all when we visited. The streets are almost deserted after dark, and even during the daylight hours, traffic is very light. Driving around town was easy during our visit.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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639 reviews
276 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compared to most cities, Baton Rouge Downtown is pretty dull. The good news is that parking is really cheap, the bad news is that there isn't much to go and see after you park your car. Not many restaurants to visit, nor much interesting architecture.

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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623 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

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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Thank ORD-TGU
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3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

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 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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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284 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 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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233 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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