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Capitol Building

Capitol Hill, At the north end of State St., Salt Lake City, UT 84114
801-538-1030
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Type: Government Buildings
Description: Seat of state government and striking architectural landmark.
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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118 reviews 118 reviews
68 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We were up at the capitol for a rally and decided to look around. It's neat that anyone can just walk inside. The architecture is impressive and the art is interesting.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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288 reviews 288 reviews
129 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I haven't been in here for a while but was with a guy who knew used to work in the capital and he took me around and showed me everything. I think it beat the tour the offer but that was a unique opportunity. There was Granite everywhere I forgot how beautiful this place is. If you are in town... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Utah State Capitol is the house of government for the U.S. state of Utah. The building houses the chambers and offices of the Utah State Legislature, the offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, the State Auditor and their staffs. The capitol is the main building of the Utah State Capitol Complex, which is located on Capitol Hill,... More

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Logan, Utah
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was our second time touring the Capitol this year. On our first visit, we took the guided tour. This time, we had just missed the tour so we decided to try the self-guided tour. Both tours were great but I'm glad that we had taken the guided tour first. That way, we knew what to look for and some... More

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Miami, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A beautiful building, and easily viewed. Security not aggressive, very open and welcoming. Loved the architecture and murals and statues. Important items on Utah's creation can be accessed easily.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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120 reviews 120 reviews
52 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The Utah Capitol building isn't a very fancy Capitol building but it is worth your time to take the guided tour. The guided tour takes 45 minutes and will give you access to rooms not open to the general public like the House and Senate chambers. The building has more skylights than other Capitols we've been in so the white... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is not an old state, and neither is the Capitol building. But its founders and builders decided to build in the classic style, on a hill that overlooks the tabernacle and the rest of the city. Drive around it first, then park and walk through. Beautiful marble, excellent sculpture, well-proportioned. And cool even without A/C, which is a plus... More

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wilds of New Jersey
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110 reviews 110 reviews
54 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is one of the most impressive state Capitol buildings I have yet seen. The guided tour is highly recommended; our guide was both knowledgeable and personable. The tour provided access to many otherwise unopened areas, and provided facts about the building itself, as well as about the state, its history, and its government. One note: if not travelling by... More

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Longview, Texas, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Utah Capitol sits upon a hill with a dynamic view of the city, the valley and the mountains. Inside the Capitol, it is breathtaking. Fantastic murals. Wonderful statues. Lots of arches. I am so glad that I toured it. It is definitely a "must see".

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Sacramento, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I arrived just in time to join a guided tour of the Capitol building. Our guide was knowledgeable and very nice and the tour was very interesting. The building itself seems massive, lots of open space and beautifully built. There was actually a wedding and reception being held in the massive rotunda area. Very cool!

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