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Connecticut State Capitol

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Address: 210 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT
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A tour of the gold-leaf-domed capitol includes the Hall of Flags and, when...

A tour of the gold-leaf-domed capitol includes the Hall of Flags and, when they're in session, a chance to see the state senate and house of representatives in action.

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Beautiful building on the outside

Came here for a demonstration so I've only seen the outside, but the facade is intricate and beautiful, and the grounds are very pretty as well.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Killingworth, CT
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Killingworth, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here for a demonstration so I've only seen the outside, but the facade is intricate and beautiful, and the grounds are very pretty as well.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a family kids ages 10 and 14, It was fun, Something different to do. Lots to see and do. You can bring your own food which was really nice. Parking was not a problem they had a nice lot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The CT States Capitol is a beautiful structure inside and out. I've there for both business and for community related events. One of my favorite buildings to photograph each season.

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Brigantine, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I toured the Capitol on a previous visit, this time I just went to get tourist information on other sites in the area. The woman working the desk could not have been any more helpful and friendly

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

One of the most beautiful capital buildings in America. The tour guides are excellent...if you love Victorian period architecture and want to see one of the most expensive capital buildings built in the US come and see this gorgeous building!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

What a wealth of information we received during our hour tour of this very historic building which housed many functions and famous speakers. The rooms are magnificient and the FREE tour guide was full of information and stories. There were only 4 of us on the tour so we had a personal touch added to our day.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Another "must see" for CT locals and tourists. This beautiful building, both inside and outside, will amaze you. The outside of the building has several statues and with the shiny golden dome looks like a huge Victorian Wedding Cake. It's a great photo opportunity in the fall with the colorful foliage in full bloom. .

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

After lunch, I had about few hours to kill before picking up my wife from work to go home in Pennsylvania I stopped the State Capitol. It is very beautiful outside and inside but unfortunately it was cold and windy so I had to run inside. I took the tour along with 5th grade students from West Hartford school. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Amazing building. Walk around and you really enjoy all details of this building.. after you walk you tell your self hmm... designer really had hands from gold)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Very Beautiful Building especially as the sun rose in the morning. The setting was made better by the changing of the colors on the trees...

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