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New Capitol Building

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excellent guided tour

If you're passing through Kentucky, or even a local resident, this Capitol building is worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lauramaymuse
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Toano, Virginia
Beautiful historic building.

Kentucky's Capitol ranks among the most beautiful buildings I have been to, inside and out. The... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
jasoncP1236QI
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Morganfield, Kentucky
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're passing through Kentucky, or even a local resident, this Capitol building is worth seeing! The beautiful architecture and rich KY history is rather fascinating. We were pleased to be accommodated, since we were such a small tour group. Thank you for an interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

Kentucky's Capitol ranks among the most beautiful buildings I have been to, inside and out. The rotunda area in particular is stunning. Check out the display of the gowns worn by Kentucky First Ladies (and one female governor) at the inaugural ball, and the quilt...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

We took a Sunday stroll after arriving in town, to check out the Capitol Building. The grounds were clean and had some photo ops throughout the grounds and at the governors mansion. It was a nice evening.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kim L
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I found the capital a beautiful free area for viewing. Gorgeous building and super friendly people as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

This is rated as one of the most beautiful capitol buildings in the country, and we would agree. It has some very impressive sightlines, as you can see from one end of the building to the other, especially from the third floor. Being decorated for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

My suggestion is that you spend two hours for your visit. Walk around the building both inside and outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 57Klas
Reviewed November 14, 2018

This has to be One of the Top 5 Capitol's in the nation. Beautiful Tennessee Granite and marble with the best law library in the nation with French revival ironwork. Check out the infinity mirrors in the reception room. A must see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Don't think twice, take the tour! They know every single detail about its history and interesting facts about this wonderful building.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Tours were suspended for McConnell morning visit We did a self guided tour through the building and got to explore all the highlights, inside and outside, on most floors. The printed guide provided interesting details, helping with the exploration.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoeieWitte
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a nice area to walk around in. The building is beautiful. We didn't get to go inside as we were there on a weekend.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
The Capitol building is closed on Sunday but you could see the outside of the building. However, do consider coming Mon-Fri 9-4 for an inside tour or Sat 10-2 for a view inside.
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April 21, 2018|
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Response from DenPearl510 | Reviewed this property |
Spent 2-1/2 hours there. Very impressive.
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