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The Boise Greenbelt is 30 mile long vehicle-free road located along the Boise River. It is set across some immaculate scenery on either side offering bicycling and walking. The Boise River is also an alpha place for floating and tubing. A star attraction here is a 90-acre Julia Davis Park that contains the Idaho State Historical Museum and the Boise Art Museum.
Idaho State Capitol
Built during 1905 and 1920, the Idaho State Capitol is a stellar masterpiece of a hundred year old Neoclassical architecture in Boise. Its interiors are home to a large number of exhibits, none more famous than a plaster replica called the Winged Victory. It was gifted by France as a token of its appreciation for US Army’s support against Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site
The Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site was a functional prison from 1872 to 1973 in Boise. Visitors can experience the 147 year old history of this dreaded place through its solitary confinements, cell blocks and gallows. Some other attractions in or near the site include museums, a botanical garden, vintage firearms and some Bronze Age artifacts that date back to 1000-650 BC.
The Basque Museum and Cultural Center
Boise was a focal point of immigrants to the United States from the Spanish Basque Region. The Basque Museum and Cultural Center in Boise features an extensive view of Basque heritage through several interesting exhibits and collections centred on their traditional music, sports, food and housing practices. One can also attend Euskara language classes here, which is one of the oldest European languages.