Boise Sights

The Basque Block

  • Bounded by Capitol Blvd., 6th St., Main St., and Front St. Map It
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Published 06/03/2014

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Boise boasts one of the highest concentrations of Basque descendants in the world, second only to the Basque country itself, and celebrates this heritage in this two-block slice of downtown. Here you'll find the city’s oldest surviving brick dwelling, once home to young shepherds, plus a historic museum and cultural center, restaurants serving authentic Basque food—try Leku Ona or Bar Gernika—and a Basque market with fresh local produce and wine from northern Spain. Every five years the international Jaialdi Basque festival is celebrated throughout Boise.

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Bounded by Capitol Blvd., 6th St., Main St., and Front St., Boise, Idaho, 83702, United States

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Published 06/03/2014


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