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American Rose Center

American Rose Center
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana
The American Rose Center is a rose garden in Shreveport, Louisiana owned and operated by The American Rose Society.

Atchafalaya Basin

Atchafalaya Basin
Louisiana
The Atchafalaya Basin, or Atchafalaya Swamp, is the largest wetland and swamp in the United States. Located in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130
The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is an aquarium in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is run by the Audubon Institute, which also supervises the Audubon Zoo, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Park (in a different part of the city).

Audubon Zoo

Audubon Zoo
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70118
The Audubon Zoo covers 58 acres and is home to over 2,000 animals. The zoo and park are named in honor of artist and naturalist John James Audubon who lived in New Orleans starting in 1821.

B'Nai Zion Temple

B'Nai Zion Temple
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
B'Nai Zion Temple is a historic Jewish temple located in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana. It was constructed in 1914 and dedicated in 1915.

Baton Rouge Zoo

Baton Rouge Zoo
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana
The Baton Rouge Zoo is owned and operated by the Recreation and Park Commission of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana and is home to over 800 animals from around the world.

Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)

Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)
New Orleans, Louisiana
When New Orleans was founded in 1718, it was originally centered around the French Quarter. The city has since expanded, but "The Quarter" remains the cultural hub with Bourbon Street as one of its main attractions.

Canal Street

Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Canal Street is a major thoroughfare in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the dividing line between the older French and Spanish Colonial era city and the newer Central Business District.

Capitol Park Museum - Baton Rouge

Capitol Park Museum - Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana, 70802
The Capitol Park Museum is a branch of the Louisiana State Museum. There are two permanent exhibits on the history and culture of Louisiana.

Cathedral of St. John Berchmans

Cathedral of St. John Berchmans
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
The Cathedral of Saint John Berchmans is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Shreveport, in Shreveport, Louisiana. It is one of only eight parish churches in the world dedicated to the Jesuit Saint John Berchmans.

City Park

City Park
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70124
City Park, a 1,300-acre (5.3 km2) public park in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the 87th largest and 20th-most-visited urban public park in the United States

French Quarter

French Quarter
New Orleans, Louisiana
The French Quarter is the oldest and most famous neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana. Many of the buildings date from before New Orleans became part of the United States. New Orlean's Mardi Gras celebration is centered here.

Highland Road Park Observatory

Highland Road Park Observatory
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana
Highland Road Park Observatory is an astronomical observatory jointly operated by Louisiana State University's astronomy department, Baton Rouge Astronomical Society, and The Recreation & Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Shreveport, Louisiana was built in 1896. The current structure is the third church, with the first being constructed in 1856.

Independence Stadium

Independence Stadium
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71129
Independence Stadium is a stadium owned by the city of Shreveport, Louisiana and is the home of the Independence Bowl.

Louis Armstrong Park

Louis Armstrong Park
New Orleans, Louisiana
Louis Armstrong Park is a 32-acre (130,000 m2) park located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, just across Rampart Street from the French Quarter.

Louisiana Art and Science Museum

Louisiana Art and Science Museum
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana
Baton Rouge station is a historic train station located at 100 South River Road in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The building now houses the Louisiana Art and Science Museum.

Louisiana Governor's Mansion

Louisiana Governor's Mansion
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana
The Louisiana Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Louisiana and their family. The Governor’s Mansion was built in 1963 when Jimmie Davis was Governor of Louisiana.

Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo

Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
Monroe, Ouachita County, Louisiana, 71202
Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo is an 80-acre (32 ha) zoological park that exhibits over 500 animals. There is a boat tour that allows visitors to see species that are not visible from the foot paths.

Louisiana State Capitol

Louisiana State Capitol
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana, 70802
At 450 feet (137 meters) tall, with 34 stories, it is the tallest capitol building in the United States, the tallest building in Baton Rouge, and the seventh-tallest building in Louisiana.

LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport

LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71103
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport is a public university focused on the health sciences and located in Shreveport, Louisiana.

LSU Rural Life Museum

LSU Rural Life Museum
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana, 70808
The Rural Life Museum commemorates the contributions made by its various cultural groups through interpretive programs and events throughout the year.

Mardi Gras World

Mardi Gras World
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130
Mardi Gras World (also known as Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, MGW) is a tourist attraction. Guests tour the working warehouse where floats are made for Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans.

Myrtles Plantation

Myrtles Plantation
St Francisville, West Feliciana County, Louisiana, 70775
The Myrtles Plantation is an antebellum plantation. The plantation is rumored to be on top of an ancient Tunica Indian burial ground. It is currently a bed and breakfast, and offers historical and mystery tours.

New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans Museum of Art
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70124
The New Orleans Museum of Art is the oldest fine arts museum in the city of New Orleans. It is situated within City Park, a short distance from the intersection of Carrollton Avenue and Esplanade Avenue.

Oak Alley Plantation

Oak Alley Plantation
Vacherie, St. James County, Louisiana, 70090
Oak Alley Plantation is a historic plantation located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, in the community of Vacherie, St. James Parish, Louisiana.

Old Louisiana Governor's Mansion

Old Louisiana Governor's Mansion
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana, 70802
The Old Louisiana Governor's Mansion, home of Preserve Louisiana, was used as Louisiana's official gubernatorial residence between 1930 and 1963.

Old Louisiana State Capitol

Old Louisiana State Capitol
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana
The Old Louisiana State Capitol, also known as the State House, housed the Louisiana State Legislature from the mid-19th century until the current capitol tower building was constructed in 1929-32.

Regions Tower

Regions Tower
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
The Regions Tower (Regions Bank), formerly AmSouth Tower and before that the Commercial National Bank tower, is a high-rise in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Saint Louis Cemetery

Saint Louis Cemetery
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
Saint Louis Cemetery is the name of three Roman Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana. All of these graves are above-ground vaults; most were constructed in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
Sam's Town Shreveport is a hotel and casino in Shreveport, Louisiana. It is owned and operated by Boyd Gaming.

Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium is an Art Deco building constructed between 1926 and 1929 during the administration of Mayor Lee Emmett Thomas as a memorial to the servicemen of World War I.

Shreveport Waterworks Pumping Station

Shreveport Waterworks Pumping Station
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
The Shreveport Waterworks Pumping Station, also known as the McNeil Street Pump Station, is a historic water pumping station in Shreveport, Louisiana.

St. Louis Cathedral

St. Louis Cathedral
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70116
The Saint Louis Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in North America, founded as a Catholic Parish in 1720 along the Banks of the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans. The museum focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II.

USS KIDD Veterans Museum

USS KIDD Veterans Museum
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana
USS Kidd (DD-661), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named after Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, who died on the bridge of his flagship USS Arizona during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Louisiana

Louisiana State Flag
Postal Code: LA
Capital City: Baton-rouge
Became a State:
Population: 4,670,724*
Area: 52,378.13 miles2 (135,659.49 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
Louisiana State Symbols

Most Popular Louisiana Landmarks

  1. Mardi Gras World
  2. Atchafalaya Basin
  3. Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)
  4. Louisiana State Capitol
  5. French Quarter
  6. St. Louis Cathedral
  7. Canal Street
  8. Myrtles Plantation
  9. Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
  10. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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