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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 #61 of 192 Attractions in Atlanta
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Type: Government Buildings
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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130 reviews 130 reviews
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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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68 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 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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168 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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44 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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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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Springfield, Illinois
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I work in a state capitol so I wanted to stop by. Amazingly beautiful. The gold dome and history is amazing. I was mostly delighted by the museum on the top floor. Fascinating.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Although Atlanta was not the first capital of Georgia it is the present one and the capitol is definitely worth a visit. As most capitol buildings it is very beautiful with its own unique take on the building embedded in Georgia history. There is a museum with unique artifacts on the top floor concerning Georgia history with a wing devoted... More

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Redlands, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We visited late one afternoon and it took a walk around the entire building before we were able to find a way inside (a ground level entrance off MLK, Jr. Drive). The capitol grounds and building are not as beautiful or large as some capitol buildings, but there are fun portraits and statues. I particularly enjoyed the contrast of the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Stop in soon to see the huge Christmas Tree & Christmas decorations. Truly a nice visit..!! I have been in Georgia 23 years & this was my first visit. Truly enjoyed all the huge paintings including General Lee. All the marble is cool too. Very very clean Capitol.

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Newington, Ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We really enjoyed visiting much more than expected. Even though we were not on a organized tour, there were enough guides and even a senator to explain what the different rooms signified. i especially enjoyed being able to actually see the Governor's office; All 4 floors are packed with history; it was also so much bigger than i expected....Capitol definitely... More

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