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Illinois State Capitol

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Address: 207 South Club House Drive, Springfield, IL 62701
Phone Number: 12177822099
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Historic Greek Revival building that serves as Illinois' State Capitol and...

Historic Greek Revival building that serves as Illinois' State Capitol and was the site of many cases tried by Abraham Lincoln.

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Stunning

A great free visit to beautiful old building. After the security search it's virtually free acces. Four breathtaking floors. A must visit in Springfield.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great free visit to beautiful old building. After the security search it's virtually free acces. Four breathtaking floors. A must visit in Springfield.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see place for young and old.Very very rememberable we will visit this place again. Our son could not wait to get back to school to tell his teacher about what he is saying he's in 4th grade.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this building in the late 1970s and was very impressed. Since then, it has gone through a cleaning and restoration and it is even more impressive today!

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Tampere, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hostess took us there to see this Place and it was impressive. We saw it from the 30th floor bar and later in the dark close By.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour didn't last very long, but did highlight the points of interest. You can also just walk around, so that was nice to be able to look at what we wanted.

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to view the source of Illinois' failed economic policies. Conservatives and Liberals alike can both admire how such a stately complex has become the capstone of political gridlock over the past few years. No joke--any slight breeze during the summer if you're standing by the Stratton office building adjoining, and passerby are met with the fecal stench... More 

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Lehi, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are traveling to all 50 state capitols as part of a post retirement adventure. The state capitol in Springfield is as beautiful as any. Such attention to detail and easily accessible. Guided tours are appropriate in length, about 30 minutes.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never seen a more beautiful State Capitol in all my life of traveling. It is really remarkable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not have expected anything but this beautiful building in the home of Abe Lincoln. You can almost see the shadow of young Abe the lawyer and legislator walking from his law office to this awesome location.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A big wow visiting here. Great free tour with lots of photo opportunities. Like I said, stunning and beautiful!

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