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Connecticut State Capitol

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Address: 210 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT
Phone Number: +1 860-240-0222
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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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It is a very nice place to visit for about 1-2 hours

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Too bad I am still paying for it! Wow they spared no expense it seems in building this palace! There are a few exhibits that are very interesting and maybe you'll get to see the government at work or people yelling at them outside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This was one of the most beautiful capitols, and the tour was excellent. There is free parking at the legistlative building where the tours start.

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Columbus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Her Bucket List is to see all the state Capitol Buildings and take the tours. This is one of the better ones we have been on because the tour guide was personable, knowledgeable, and cared for the people on the tour to make sure they had the best experience possible. The building itself is easy to find, easy to park... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Very nice kept building. So much great history. The architecture is stunning. I would highly recommend the guided tour. It lasts about 45 minutes and the guides are wonderfully knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful building and all of the staff we encountered were wonderful representives for Connecticut. Brian Skehan was especially kind and helpful even recommending a place for lunch. We had a very nice guided tour. We have visited over 40 state capitol buildings and thus was one of my favorites. A friendly welcoming staff made our visit that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Picturesque State Capitol. Not much to see and do in downtown Hartford but the state capitol is a really cool building that is surrounded by a park. Worth a visit or drive by

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Grand and stately building , this was our first tour of a state Capitol . The free 1 hour (plus) tour was informative and most impressive. As we were ending the tour , Gov Malloy stepped out to greet us ! Nice way to end a perfect tour .

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