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Address: 2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
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A Capitol Idea

It's a nice walk around the Capitol building, very impressive. On Saturdays there is a great farmers' market. Make sure you visit inside the building, pick up an information... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It's a nice walk around the Capitol building, very impressive. On Saturdays there is a great farmers' market. Make sure you visit inside the building, pick up an information sheet at the desk in the lobby and make your way up to the observation deck.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you have some time, and are in Madison, you've GOT to stroll through the Capitol Square and building. The flower beds are beautiful, the history is interesting, and the interior is spectacular. Not to mention, at night it is a spectacle. It's free so all you'll need is some time. You can even walk up some tiny stairs to... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed the exhibit about industries of Wisconsin and the products made. Also enjoyed the outdoor green market in front of the museum on Saturday morning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very pretty and well kept. Lots of businesses located around for eating, shopping etc. Parking is easily found as well.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great square, easy to walk, and the capital lawn has an amazing arborist, those trees are amazing. Farmers markets spring to fall every Saturday morning, concerts on the square on Wednesday nights, and other regularly scheduled events take place here. The square has direct easy access to all of Madison's finest restaurants and bars.

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great building, surrounded by lovely grounds, and more restaurants of every variety than you might imagine, most good, some the very best, and State Street starts there, the tourist street of Madison, with people watching at a premium.

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Graham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

What a wonderful market!! Food, flowers and fun!!! The fresh produce was great! Cheese was the King of the Market and was the best I've every tasted. The quality of all the products was excellent!. it rained while we were there but no one seemed to mind...we sure didn't slow down.

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Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A very beautiful square, well kept up. Only one downfall; a lot of homeless people living on park benches around the square! That should not be allowed that close to the Capital! I know they are out there, but everyone doesn't need to see them, when visiting such a beautiful, meaningful place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Getting to walk by the Wisconsin State Capitol every day on my way to school and work for a year was a wonderful experience. It is absolutely breathtaking both inside and out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Capitol square makes for a beautiful walk around the Capitol and to various restaurants around the square. My favorite part is that the Dane County Farmers' Market is held on the square from sometime in April to roughly November each Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Booths fully line all four sides of the square and offer great... More 

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Additional Information about Capitol Square

Address: Address: 2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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