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Idaho State Capitol Building

Address: Capital Boulevard, 8th Street, and State Street, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: +1 208 332 1012
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Ranked #6 of 65 Attractions in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My brother came to visit us from Florida. We took him on a tour of the capital building. It is a truly gorgeous place. The original architects designed it to have lots of natural light coming in from side and top-story windows shining down onto the lighter colored marble interior. Have to visit it to see what I am referring... More

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

One of the staff in the Boise Art Museum recommended walking around in the capitol, and I am so glad we made a diversion to tour this magnificent building. After a recently completed huge renovation project, the inside of the capitol is now simply awe inspiring. Much of the inside is made of marble, but not the pillars. These are... More

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

If you are exploring downtown Boise this is a must stop, go in and check it out. Definately worth it.

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Portland, OR
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246 reviews 246 reviews
37 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Besides enjoying the architecture and history of the capitol and was amazed by the access. Visitors are permitted to roam the entire building and are welcomed at every turn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We love visiting the Capitol. It's FREE!!!! And a beautiful building that is fun to stroll around. We love the views from the top floor, the craftsmanship, the stairs, the elevator, the informational boards, the friendly employees, the bell out front we can ring, the nice lawn, the landscaping. It is one of our favorite low cost adventures in boise.... More

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Palatine, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have been in my share of capitol buildings and the white marble inside this one is truly awe-inspiring. It is magestic in its placement in Boise and the interior is full of historical and informational displays as well as a small gift shop. My children really enjoyed looking up into the dome and spotting the spiral staircase that the... More

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Idaho
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16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The grounds are well kept and inviting to stroll around on. The interior was inviting and interesting to visit. Very beautiful!

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Covina, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Boise State Capitol Building is one of the most beautiful buildings we have ever seen. It stands majestically in downtown Boise. I highly recommend seeing this beauty.

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Boise, Idaho
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

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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