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New Capitol Building

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700 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601-3410
+1 502-564-3449
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Great Self-Guided Walking Tour!

This is one of the easiest state capitols to tour by one-self! Before you do that, you must go see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D7419RAcarolynw
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Independence, United States
Beautiful Bluegrass Capitol

This is thus far the prettiest State Capitol i have visited. The city of Frankfort is just so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lmadison1
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Madison, Alabama
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700 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601-3410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the easiest state capitols to tour by one-self! Before you do that, you must go see it from the bluff west of the building at the Capitol Overlook! Fantastic View! The Self-guided tour lets one go all over the ground to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is thus far the prettiest State Capitol i have visited. The city of Frankfort is just so charming & the people are so very friendly & helpful. If you like this kinda of setting, you will love this area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best capitols anywhere. Its so easy to walk around. There is no traffic. You can park right by it and walk up to it very easily. It’s clean nice and surprising that the Capitol is in a town this small....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent tour guide and an excellent tour living in bed all of the different rooms and all of the marble.

Thank Kelly G
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took the self guided tour of the Capitol on a Saturday morning. It was basically empty and was neat exploring the beautiful building on our own .

1  Thank Erod44
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Compared to many state capitols, this one is unusual in the way it’s situated on a wooded hill with expansive, immaculate grounds. Parking options are not well marked, but we found easy parking on a tree-lined boulevard with colorful plantings in a grassy median. From...More

2  Thank Mack3065
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to get pictures of the floral clock and the building is so beautiful we had to take pictures of the outside. We did not go inside however.

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Easy to find. Parking lots around the building but not lots of empty spots. Before going up the main steps, take a photo. Once inside you will go through security. The info desk is there and you can get a map with descriptions of what...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

I was there on a Sunday, so I didn't get to tour the inside of the capitol. The outside of the capitol and the grounds are lovely. Traffic and parking was easy since it was a weekend. I would love to return sometime and tour...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

We came mid afternoon, about an hour or so before closing. It's easy to park and free. We were allowed to roam the floors freely. Interesting art and architecture. We also toured the grounds outside the building. Beautiful place. If you're in the area, definitely...More

1  Thank KenandRamona
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rudrabasnet2003
May 20, 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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registeringwithaarp
April 21, 2018|
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Response from olblu92 | Reviewed this property |
Spent 2-1/2 hours there. Very impressive.
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