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Address: 2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Easy Sight for Great Pictures.

There's something about the capital that makes it easy to get great pictures. It just stands out so much in it's surroundings that you have to look at it. It's really impressive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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174 reviews 174 reviews
59 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

There's something about the capital that makes it easy to get great pictures. It just stands out so much in it's surroundings that you have to look at it. It's really impressive.

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stanley, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Every weekend all summer on Capitol square is a great farmers market. So much fun to browse. The market goes all the way around the capitol, some on both sides.

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Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

While doing the "tourist" thing around Madison we kept being told to come to the Farmer's Market on Saturday Morning. So, we took their advise. On the map we were provided it pointed to a portion of the Capital and called it the "Capital Square". Well when we got to the Farmer's Market we realized they actually meant the entire... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in or neer Madison my whole life and still enjoy the beautiful Capital Square. It is always well kept. On Saturdays durring the summer months they have a farmers market which is awesome!

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Capitol Square is a nice and beautiful place in Madison, Wisconsin. We enjoyed our time here. Beautiful Tulips really attract you.

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A very inviting square around the capital. Great restaurants and attactions. But the best by far are the summer concerts on Wednesday nights. Bring a blanket and a dinner basket. And get there early to get a good spot.

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Ada, Michigan
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Home to the second largest capital building in the US, this square also hosts the Dane County farmers market on Saturday AM from 6 or 7 until 2pm. Lots of great food and entertainment...this is the heart of a great American city. Go before 10 to get the best selection.

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New York City, New York
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97 reviews 97 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Take in the Farmer's Market on Saturday. Flowers and vegetables and cookies and breads and baked treats and of course CHEESE. Sample what you want and purchase for yourself and a friend. Around the square are many good restaurants and many food carts with smoothies and Asian cuisine and Middle Eastern Treats and much more. Try some coffee or have... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

When you are in Madison do not miss this GEM. There are so many vendors and it is right in the heart of Madison. So, if you are in Madison for the weekend don't miss this.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We walked around capitol square with our children ages 8 and almost 6. They enjoyed the area (we live out in the country, so we like to take them into the cities for the experience). We went on a Saturday, so there was a farmer's market outside, a food truck vendor, and we even happened upon a parade! Lots of... More 

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