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Address: 2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
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I think this is the most beautiful building in the state. The art and architecture is amazing and free tours are offered. Else you can walk around and enjoy it on your own. Enjoy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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417 reviews 417 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

New buildings, cafes, outdoor beer pubs, restaurants -- thoroughly enjoyable. Pass the time basking in the view of the main building while enjoying the company of friends and colleagues.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I think this is the most beautiful building in the state. The art and architecture is amazing and free tours are offered. Else you can walk around and enjoy it on your own. Enjoy the free concerts every day at noon.

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Edgerton, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Even if you don't purchase any products at the Farmer's Market, it is a fun place to walk around. You get to walk around the Capitol or just relax on the grassy knolls and watch the people stroll by or listen to someone playing some instruments. Go early on Saturday morning as it gets very packed throughout the day, but... More 

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New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Anyone that has time in their itinerary should take stroll around the capitol. It is fun and beautiful every time we go.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Capitol square has something for everyone in your family. From the children's museum for the little ones to great drinking establishments for adults, you are certain to find something you'll enjoy. The farmer's market on Saturdays is also a "don't miss," but be prepared to weave through crowds and dodge strollers.

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Wisconsin
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Fantastic Restaurants and Pubs, Farmers Market and wow, that View of the Capital (especially at night) with glimpses of Lake Monona. Great destination to visit whether a resident of Madison or a visitor.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The rotunda is one of the largest in the nation. The marble beautiful, the paintings well displayed, and even the railings of the stairs are exquisite.

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Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

The Madison capital is an beautiful building! When you are at Farmers Market on the square make sure you just pop inside the capital. The craftsmanship of the woodwork and the painted ceiling in the rotunda will leave you in awe!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The inside of this building is just as amazing as the outside! Our tour guide was great and extremely knowledgeable on all the fixtures of the Capitol and it's history. It features the fourth largest dome in the world, so unless you plan on getting to Europe any time soon, this will top just about anything you see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

If you visit Wisconsin during summer and fall; capitol square is the place to spend a Saturday afternoon. Farmer's Market is the best. They have lots of organic fresh produce and if you love cheese, you'll find yourself in cheese heaven with multiple stalls offering free samples. Parking is tough though so make sure to park in one of the... More 

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