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Baton Rouge: The Capital City

Located on the Eastern bank of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is the second-largest city in Louisiana. With a population estimated to be near 225,000, this metropolitan city is the home to a vibrant economy and lifestyle. Its largest industries are petrochemical production and manufacturing, education, film, government, and medical research hospitals. If culture is what you crave, Baton Rouge is home to the Louisiana State Museum Baton Rouge, Shaw Center for the Arts, LSU Museum of Art, and the Baton Rouge Gallery. Shopping enthusiasts will swoon over frequent trips to Mall of Louisiana and Perkins Rowe. When it comes to delicious cuisine, this capital city will not disappoint with linchpins such as City Pork Brasserie and Bar, Albasha Mediterranean Grill, and Parrain’s Seafood. Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth? Check out Nothing Bundt Cakes, Mary Lee Donuts, and The Ambrosia Bakery for a sweet treat. Whether it’s exploring the latest art exhibits, shopping for the new season, or dining with friends, Baton Rouge is a great city for those seeking a plethora of local entertainment.