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Georgia State Capitol

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Address: 206 Washington Street, Capitol Square, Room 214, Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone Number: 404 656 2844
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not far from underground Atlanta is the state capital it was not in session so very quiet. A few vending machines in the basement

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

not far from underground Atlanta is the state capital it was not in session so very quiet. A few vending machines in the basement

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Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of seniors in January and we were able to visit the museum, sit in on a session of the House of Representatives, and a session of the Senate. No large bags and you need permission to slip into the visitors gallery in both areas. I rode MARTA to the Georgia State station and walked 2-3 blocks... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 464 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Georgia State Capitol compares quite favorably with the dozens of other capitols I've seen. The thing that impresses me most about it is the structure's golden dome. Atlanta's downtown skyline is pretty much like that of any other big city of the New South, being dominated by a rather nondescript collection of high rises. However, the glistening dome of... More 

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Thank Citallwic
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice building. I took some good pictures. But the sidewalk in that area isn't clean. You'll come across homeless people there. Just the signs of government not at its best.

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Otzberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The capitol building is absolutely lovely and the museum is very informative. Go in to the office on the ground floor to sign the register. The people working there and the front reception security are very nice and helpful.

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Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building with lots of history. Well done exhibits. Info desk staff was helpful and told us to go to Governor's office; we weren't sure as the door was closed. Cool tour of his office - staff was great and we got free peanuts. Even our teenage son liked it.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This state capitol is a beautiful classic structure topped with a dome sheathed in gold. The building is surrounded by lush landscaped grounds with large hardwoods that are home to several varieties of hawks.

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Newnan, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you are in Atlanta, you must visit the State Capitol. It has a museum on site and if you come during the legislative session you can watch the representatives at work. Sometimes they are filming movies and tv shows in the area, so keep your eyes open and who knows who you might see.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

First of all, make sure you plan your trip between traffic hours. Park at the sidewalk and pay for four or three hours, that should be about $4. The actual visit at the Capitol is free. Try leave everything at the car, but bring your ID and your camera. You will need to pass a security check. The guard is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We visited the capitol as past of a merit badge requirement for our sons, and ended up getting a personal tour of the building with one of the staff members. Miss Tracy was wonderful. She was very friendly and knowledgeable, and was happy to answer all of our questions. We parted at the house chamber, but she encouraged us to... More 

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