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Idaho State Capitol Building

700 West Jefferson St, Boise, ID 83702
+1 208 332 1012
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Ranked #10 of 87 Attractions in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Monuments/ Statues
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Boise, Idaho
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful building with marble throughout. Recently remodeled. It is a must see Captiol filled with history of Idaho. Underground tunnels, beautiful grounds.

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Why not get to know your senators? Check out the Boise state capitol. It's a beautiful building, and it has many gorgeous pictures, too. Learn some history!

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Guys Mills, Pennsylvania, Usa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Be sure to go inside the Capitol Building. It is very beautiful with lots of light streaming into it. Stop into the Governors office and see the Ceremonial Office and talk with the Governor.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I've been to nearly all state capitols and of course if you are in Boise you should see theirs as well, but it's fairly ordinary among capitols. It was easy to find parking nearby.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We visited the capitol on a Saturday afternoon so the offices were all closed and locked. It's an impressive building, but probably no more so than any other state capital building. The visitor center on the ground floor was interesting. The touted wood carvings on one of the upper floors were boring.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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291 reviews 291 reviews
224 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I stopped by while in this part of town. You can stop by the gift shop and get a tour book for free, which tells you what you'll see on each floor. The hallway floors and staircases are all made of marble, and it is very beautiful. The building is not too big, so it is easy to walk around.... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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154 reviews 154 reviews
100 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you "collect" state capitols like we do, this may be one of the last you get to but it is definitely worth going" out of the way" to see. You enter through the new underground "garden level" on the East or South sides and the first thing you notice is the glorious white and gray marble everywhere – floors... More

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Ribeirao Pires
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30 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This building is wonderful. It has a beautiful garden in front of it, and montains behind it. A must see in Boise. it is very nice to walk on the Capital Boulevard and see the Capitol Building and montains from various standpoints.

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Baldwin, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A visit to the state capitol building in Boise is well-worth your time. A capitol restoration project completed in 2010 at a cost of $120 million has made this building shine! The original exterior has been renovated; the interior has been given lots of love including refinished marble and wood flooring, upgraded lighting, hardware restoration and a new passenger elevator.... More

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San Bernardino, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

In the heart of downtown Boise, you can see the beautiful capitol building, and her stunning, towering rotunda for miles. Ample parking is available all around the building, making it an easy tour even with those with disabilities. Best photo opportunities occur from standing across the street from the capitol building, facing the beautiful columns and steps. Once inside, you... More

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