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Tennessee State Capitol

600 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37243 (Downtown Nashville)
615-741-0830
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$53*
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82%
Ranked #55 of 124 Attractions in Nashville
Type: Government Buildings, Landmarks
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Owner description: The grounds around this majestic neo-classical building offer statues of many historic figures, plus the graves of President Polk and his wife.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

as of now I have been to about 4 state capitols. It was alright. Honestly, this is the most boring out of each of the capitol buildings I have been to so far. It's small, not too much to see. I think the Wisconsin and Minnesota capitols are nicer

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Bayville, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We didn't hve this planned on the trip but it was so close to our hotel. On the way back from a stroll on broadway, we made the right turn. The grounds were impressive n you just felt the history here. If looking for something calming go visit just befor night fall n enjoy the quietness.

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Houston, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I liked it because I like the historical side. My son didn't like it because it wasn't grand enough for him. But it is worth the stop.

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Salem, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited the Tennessee State Capitol Building on September 26 2014. It is a beautiful building and is well maintained. We saw the House of Representatives and the Senate and the library where the legislators research legal precedent. The art work in the Capitol is very good.

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Sarasota, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
75 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We like to visit state capitol buildings and to be honest this one lacked a dome...a bit of a letdown but still a place worthy of a visit.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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255 reviews 255 reviews
51 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was a great. It is a free attraction with a little bit of a walk to your car. We did a self guided tour and enjoyed the beautiful architecture and history. The views are gorgeous. My son had been here previously on a class trip and enjoyed a guided tour which he mentioned quite often. Definitely a great way... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What a beautiful building up on the hill (200 steps). It was well worth the hike. I got there using the Hop On, Hop Off bus - stop #4. The man giving the tour was SO informative, interesting and just the right amount of time for each room. The view from the outside balcony was impressive. Be sure to ask... More

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Free to look around the building from where Nashville is run. Guided tours were regular, free and informative. Wouldn't be top of my list of things to do but as we walked to it we thought we might as well pop in and weren't disappointed.

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West palm beach Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The building was understated in relation to other State Capitals (no dome) and not as ornate. But it contains quite a bit of history. You can do your own tour of the building (they hand out a pamphlet) but I recommend waiting for a guide. The tour was about 45 minutes and you can ask the guide questions. We did... More

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USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband had visited this Capitol as a teenager and was excited to share it with us. We arrived in the Capitol area and spent 30 minutes searching for somewhere to park our car. There is no visitor parking or affordable close short term parking. We had to park many blocks away and the max our parking meter would allow... More

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