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Baton Rouge Sights and Landmarks Guide, Louisiana

Baton Rouge is a historical place in the Unites States. It is the capital of Louisiana. The city has wide range of archeological wonders, natural landscapes, theme parks, sporting events and a lot of entertainments spots that you won’t want to miss. Baton Rouge’s sites have a lot of attractions for the tourists from all over the world. Some of the best entertainment spots and sights in Baton Rouge include the following.

Belle of Baton Rouge

It is situated alongside the Mississippi River. This is a triple-deck riverboat that entertains the guests with a lot of fun games including roulette, blackjack, mini-baccarat and craps. The slot machines and pokers offer individual entertainment experience to the game lovers. It also offers complimentary dining options, a variety of drinks and free parking.

Casino Rouge

It is a well-situated riverboat casino. It offers live poker games including blackjack, roulette and crap. Live music performances delights the guests with more fun in the warmth and friendly atmosphere.

Louisiana Art and Science Museum

It is an impressive and historical museum on the Mississippi River.  There are interactive galleries and wonderful ancient collectible, the planetarium and video films on the Universe. Lot of workshops, lectures and special events are the added features of this museum.

Magnolia Mound Plantation

Magnolia Mound was initially an 18th century home, later it was expanded into the plantation home. It features covered ceilings and wooden structures.

St. Joseph's Cathedral

St. Joseph's Cathedral is the oldest church in Baton Rouge. It is a historical church that sits on the two previous sanctuaries. It features modern interior furnishings, stained glass windows and traditional exterior design.

LSU Museum of Natural Science

This museum provides information on the Louisiana's native wildlife. It features a wonderful collection of birds, reptiles, anthropology, mammals and paleontology.

Myrtles Plantation

It is a beautiful plantation home built in 1796. It has a featured restaurant, a gift shop and spacious brick courtyard. The Myrtles Plantation home is built with the dainty furniture, marbles and crystal chandeliers.

Baton Rouge Zoo

Baton Rouge Zoo is a very charming zoo established in 1970. Animals from Asia, Africa and American Continents have their home in the Baton Rouge Zoo. More than 1800 animals are showcased here including zebras, tigers, otters, parrots and elephants. Other attractions include a café, playground, gift shops and train rides.

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

The nature center offers great sightseeing. It is a mix of forest and swamplands situated on the 101-acre area. It also offers natural and wildlife exhibits.

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