Sitting poised on the east bank of Mississippi river, Baton Rouge not your ordinary, run of the mill port city. The town is home to two of the most popular Louisiana universities, namely Southern University and Louisiana State University. Being a busy college town has made it the unofficial hub of several artistic and literary societies such as Louisiana State Museum, Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Old State Capitol.Major highways in Baton Rouge
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- The Interstate 110 is the unofficial border between Mid-City and Downtown Baton Rouge. It connects the I?10 highway in south with US 61 in the north of Baton Rouge.
- The divided highway of Airline Highway lies between Baton Rouge and Krotz Springs.
- Louisiana State Capitol is chiseled in art deco design with a majestic Memorial Hall, House chambers, and Observation Deck.
- Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is a 103-acre swamp reserve that arranges regular exhibitions, recreational activities and presentations to increase the awareness and preservation of such swaps areas.