Best Local Cultural Attraction/Museum

Basque Block

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The history of the Basque Block extends back almost 100 years to when the Cyrus Jacobs-Uberuaga home was a boarding house for Basque immigrants. Since then, the building (which is the oldest surviving brick structure in the city) has been a gathering point for Boiseans. From the Basque Center at one end to Gernika Basque Pub and Eatery on the other end, the entire block is a celebration of the Basque people. The Basque Museum and Cultural Center exhibits the history of Basques in and out of Idaho, the Fronton Building is home to the fronton court, where handball and pala are often played. On the other side of the street, the Basque Market sells favorites from sandwiches to take-and-bake croquetas, and Leku Ona is the place to not only get a traditional Basque meal, but brush up on your Basque language skills with Andonni.

Second Place: Boise Art Museum

Third Place: Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial

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