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Address: 2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
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beautiful any season

The capitol itself is a work of art. Wonderful views of the isthmus and lakes. Summer time is amazing with the best farmers' market in Wisconsin. Holidays are special with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The capitol itself is a work of art. Wonderful views of the isthmus and lakes. Summer time is amazing with the best farmers' market in Wisconsin. Holidays are special with a huge tree in the rotunda.

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Sault Ste Marie, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walked by and around it. Very beautiful setting and view from any of the streets leading up to it. Lots of picture opportunities with it's setting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is almost impossible don t see this monument. It is cited in downtown and a square surrounds it. Good to walk and used as reference when you are lost.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been several times in Madison, WI, but never made it to the Capitol Square. The Capitol building is really something to see ... a MUST. Unfortunately, I didn't have the time to visit the inside of the Capitol. Will sure do next time when in Madison!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day that my wife and I went to Capitol Square, we went through the farmer's market that was encircled around the capitol. The market was great, and walking through the streets was wonderful, seeing the activity all around us.

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Quebradillas, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walking on a freezing saturday afternoon the streets near the Capitol area of this college town until the night and really the nightly view was awesome and you should find many local restaurants and shops in all streets near the building , take pictures if you visit this area in near future .

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend an afternoon strolling the capitol square, which is pretty in all 4 seasons. On Saturday there is one of the best Farmers' Markets in the state on the square. Other attractions are held on summer evenings. Of course, while there, you must visit the magnificent capitol and take a walk outside around the dome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area. Capitol grand. Love water view driving around Madison. It's a clean town. Of the several restaurants we've tried, very good, not mediocre food and service.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Saturday morning farmer's market was jam packed with vendors AND shoppers. There were loads of fresh choices, especially if you are looking for honey or produce. Nice spot to take a walk and window-shop, if nothing else.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Well how can I describe this for the first time going to the Square the four of s went to the market had a good time and stopped for a beverage across the street which was just as crowded as the market. I myself was not impressed as far as prices , real high on most if not all items... More 


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