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Georgia State Capitol

206 Washington Street, Capitol Square, Room 214, Atlanta, GA 30334 (Downtown)
404 656 2844
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Ranked #59 of 196 Attractions in Atlanta
Type: Government Buildings, Cultural
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Boston, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is probably one of the better things I saw while in Atlanta. It is a very pretty building. It is a bit under construction, but it is still pretty nice. I couldn't go inside when I went, and it was absolutely deserted. There were a few homeless people at the building next door but other than that, I saw... More

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

So we usually like to stop and take a picture of the Capitol building every time we're in the capital city. This place was extremely because there was construction everywhere. Hopefully it will be worth the stop.

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Toronto, Canada
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163 reviews 163 reviews
130 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The dome is visible from everywhere. Walked there from the UNDERGROUND area. Nice photo opportunities but was dead when we went on the weekend.

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Sacramento, CA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Georgia State Capitol building is a beautiful building worth seeing. The dome is covered in gold leaf and the interior is rich with Victorian detail. The 4th floor has a free museum which gives a brief over few of the state's history. There is no charge for this attraction, staff were more than friendly and accommodating, and the building... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

What a lovely time our family had here. You can call ahead of time a book a free tour take the self guided tour. This is a beautiful building. It's architecture is brilliant. The enormous paintings are breathtaking. My son popped into the governors office and signed the visitor book and behold a week later a letter from Georgia's governor... More

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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158 reviews 158 reviews
72 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The impressive exterior is worth seeing and the interior beautifully restored. The third floor is a museum of Georgia natural resources and history, worth seeing. Not too interesting other than that.

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Clearwater, Florida
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245 reviews 245 reviews
71 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Sure was hard to park to see the capitol, but glad we found a place. The capitol is beautiful, detailed, well preserved and something that everyone should stop in and see. Capitols are free and you can't beat it for appreciating architecture and workmanship. This was an especially lovely capitol building.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

interesting place. nice architecture , good place for some pictures. would not spend all day here. a lot of history.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
46 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This may not be the best building, grounds or location of state capitol building we have visited. But it was by far the most friendly. Everyone from the security guards to the officials went out of their way to be nice and pass on information. We were allowed access everywhere and signed the official visitors book in the governors office.... More

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121 reviews 121 reviews
37 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Beautiful building and grounds but the building was closed to tourists :( Very disappointing as we love to visit every capital building in the country.

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