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Capitol Square

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See the tulips in spring!

Madison's Capitol Square is one of the best places to visit in Madison for shopping, dining and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Madison, Wisconsin
Easy parking and a nice walk

We were able to park on street by the capital, walk to many varied shops. There were very for rent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Madison's Capitol Square is one of the best places to visit in Madison for shopping, dining and strolling. In the spring be sure to see the annual spring tulips planted all around the Capitol Square. On weekends in spring, summer and fall its home to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to park on street by the capital, walk to many varied shops. There were very for rent. The museum was also nearby.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking is a bit iffy, but there's plenty of shops, restaurants & the Capitol, of course, to make it worthwhile. You can walk to the University & many other museums.

Thank Gerri B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to go to the farmer's market and I was not disappointed. There are so many vendors that it is difficult to leave empty handed!!! Being by the capitol, it was really convenient to do the capitol tour after completing the market.

Thank 19BL81
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Talk about using a central public square effectively! Even on a drab, cold Saturday morning we went through the market stall by stall. The spectrum of offerings was very broad (arrive hungry!). The vendors were generally passionate, knowledgeable and “Midwest nice”. The Capitol building and...More

Thank philp600
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This is one of the greatest capitol squares in the country, especially for the Saturday farmers' market but also for summer Concerts on the Square and some great restaurants.

Thank Paula W
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The Capital Square is a place with superb views of the Capital building. It is a park surrounding the Capital building. There are nice walkways from there.

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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Whether visiting the Dane Co Farmer's Market in late spring, summer or fall; seeing a play, visiting a museum, listening to music or eating at one of the many restaurants, the Square is a great place to visit. Touring the Capitol building is also fun--the...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Very good farmers market going on here. I was in town from overseas so I couldn’t buy any fresh food.

Thank TallaiJohn
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This place is surrounded by interesting things which brings charm to the city. At night the view is amazing!

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Response from Terlayne | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not certain. I believe the Capitol has guided tours and is handicap accessible.