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Colorado State Capitol

200 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 (Capitol Hill)
303 866 2604
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Ranked #26 of 141 Attractions in Denver
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Type: Government Buildings
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: A key feature in the Denver skyline because of its gold bell-shaped dome, the Capitol Building, fittingly in the Mile High City, has a point located... more » Owner description: A key feature in the Denver skyline because of its gold bell-shaped dome, the Capitol Building, fittingly in the Mile High City, has a point located at exactly 5,280 feet above sea level. Free tours are available for visitors. « less
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Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The Capitol building is beautiful and worth a visit. It is nicer than many other state Capitol buildings. It is very ornate and if you take in the intricacies of the architecture, it's really quite spectacular. They don't make buildings like this anymore. There are free guided tours every day with knowledgeable tour guides. The tour guides are near the... More

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Colorado
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We enjoyed our visit although we were a bit disappointed that there was so much construction going on. Both the House and Senate rooms were closed, as well as the dome. We'll have to make another trip when it's all done. We just walked around on our own, but you can take a guided tour. There is no fee for... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Although I didn't manage to visit inside, I loved the constancy of this magnificent building and being able to use it as a very impressive landmark while visiting the museums around that area.Its golden dome glimmers with a reassurance in the sunshine.Next time , I'll get inside too!

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Corydon, Iowa
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63 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I love to visit state capitols. This is a beautiful building. The guided tour was good and very informative. Afterwards we went upstairs to see an exhibit about the history of Denver and the capitol building. The dome was closed for repairs the day we were there. There are elevators, but some parts of the building are only accessible by... More

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Dallas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Beautiful building and grounds with free entry. Two of my favorite things. Very informative and worth a visit.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Went on the free guided tour which took about 40 minutes. Really informative guide. The building is very beautiful inside and full of ornate fixtures and fittings. Sure highlights points of interests throughout the building these include, The Senate and the House of Representatives Chambers, The Rotunda with a magnificent internal view of the dome and portraits of previous US... More

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Naples, Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Tours of the Colorado State Capitol building are free of charge. Reservations are recommended, but not needed during non-peak times. The guided tour is interesting and informative. There is a lot of walking and all areas of the building are not wheel chair accessible. There are elevators and quite a bit that can been seen even for those with wheeled... More

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Pulaski
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Okay, so the Capitol is under construction. I understand. But when we visited, the place was filthy. There were police officers standing over a person laying on the lawn as we walked in; actually, the whole lawn was littered with people who appeared to be just waking up for the day. Upon entering, we went through security screening (which, regretfully,... More

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First, be sure to stop for a photo at exactly a mile high on the front steps. Visitors are offered free tours which are essential to maximize your visit to this location. The building is home to so much history that we could only learn from a guide! I feel this is an integral stop for anyone's visit to Denver!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This was very interesting to visit. The building looks amazing and its free to enter, you just need to go through a security check/scanner first.

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