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Colorado State Capitol

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200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1776
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A key feature in the Denver skyline because of its gold bell-shaped dome, the Capitol Building, fittingly in the Mile High City, has a point located at exactly 5,280 feet above sea level. Free tours are available for visitors.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1776
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"beautiful building"
in 151 reviews
"free tour"
in 103 reviews
"mile above sea level"
in 68 reviews
"gold dome"
in 46 reviews
"gold leaf"
in 26 reviews
"brown's attic"
in 23 reviews
"guided tour"
in 59 reviews
"high step"
in 15 reviews
"the mile high marker"
in 13 reviews
"rose onyx"
in 12 reviews
"observation deck"
in 14 reviews
"stained glass"
in 24 reviews
"lots of history"
in 16 reviews
"great history"
in 13 reviews
"walk around"
in 18 reviews
"homeless people"
in 22 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

you'll have a nice view over the park to the civil building.. walk a few steps and you will pass the "one mile above sealevel' mark.. there are several museums in these areas as well

Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed touring the building and walking through the inside. We also walked up to the chambers and then to the top at the dome and went outside to get a spectacular view of the city.

Thank loist51
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tour highlights the architecture, history, and government of Colorado. The building is beautiful and worth a trip to see, but taking the guided tour gets you access to the rotunda observation deck - this is not to be missed. If you are worried about steps,...More

Thank afinnmom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did a short tour of the capital building. It is beautiful inside and must be historically interesting, but we didn't have anyone to speak to us about that.

Thank PhyllisK392
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Matthew was our tour guide and he was filled with historical fun facts. We loved that he emphasized the importance of the women and minorities that contributed to Colorado’s existence. It takes about an hour and it’s free. If you like history it is a...More

Thank Gloria A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It really helps to have a tour guide for this but I think they are readily available, just might have to wait for one to come back from an earlier tour group. Lots of history--of course--some poetry on the walls, a quilt made by some...More

Thank DeaconDebi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful view from all local streets. Mainly surrounded by green center city park; unfortunately has become home for many local homeless people. Detracts from overall beauty and safety of the area.

Thank NJReviewer-2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This capitol building offers tours throughout the day. The tour is informative. Nice to see the architecture. We were allowed into the tower and walk around outside.

Thank 1Skibunny
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went there with my adult son, we enter a tour, it was good with a lot of with information. there are lots of history there and the building nice with a tase of the period it was build. At the capitol dom is nice with...More

Thank Tigram1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this building. The architecture, the presidents pictures, the Grand staircase, the stained glass! Plan on a tour if you are ever in Denver.

Thank Donna W
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Danelle P
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Greg S | Reviewed this property |
40-60 minutes
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Kathy O
January 23, 2018|
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Response from outdoorfun2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We have not stayed downtown for many years.
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Amanda Y
May 10, 2017|
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Response from rich n | Reviewed this property |
10am to 3pm Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome.
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