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Address: 206 Washington St SW, Capitol Square, Room 214, Atlanta, GA 30334-9007
Phone Number: +1 404-656-2844
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Beautiful building

We got there at the end if the day weren't able to take an official tour Got the passbook stamped and did a quick self guided. Great plaza out front got photos

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there at the end if the day weren't able to take an official tour Got the passbook stamped and did a quick self guided. Great plaza out front got photos

Thank Mbryantpc
Lilburn, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Nothing great! I didn't feel too safe walking in that area of town. Lots of homeless folks. Most of the courthouses and administration buildings in the area. Very busy part of town during the week.

Thank DenATL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Beautiful area and well marked with history signs everywhere with good information. We went on a sunday afternoon and it wasn't busy.

Thank Katie A
Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If visiting different state capitol buildings is your thing, this will be right up your alley. What a fantastic historical building. Just amazing. The 24-carat gold dome is spectacular. I was very lucky to be there on a perfectly clear day. Just gorgeous! What an incredible place to visit. And even better, I was there on a weekend, so there... More 

Thank SpanishteacherMD
Seville, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great historical place with interesting texts in the signs around the building: most of them are from a century ago and they provide a different view from today´s version of History. Free and interesting to see the polititians walking around.

Thank Picturesque_World
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Well worth a visit, there is a very good museum on the top floor which includes political and other history of Georgia. It was particularly interesting to read about the historic (and not so historic) corruption and graft. The politicians were not in session but you could access the chambers. No charge and it is a self-guided tour (unless you... More 

Thank William L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

The wecurity guard was polite,,friendly, and nice. We took a quick tour of the first floor. The cuppola is beautiful. We only spent about 30 minutes there. You could definitely take more time...around 1.5 hours.

Thank 08petunia13
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

It is a beautiful building. It is a shame it is wasted on politics and politicians. Seems like we should reserve this building for school children and put the politicians in their schools for some very needful education. Seems like a much better use of the space.

Thank KarolaRS
Alpharetta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Things which may be helpful: 1) Atlanta traffic is famous for a reason, and parking is a problem once you get to the Capitol; 2) There are a couple of public lots for a flat fee of $10 near the building; 3) The website talks about tours at 11:00 but we found out that they only operate tours for groups... More 

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

being a Texan, we are proud of our state capitol building, the folks of Georgia should be proud also. This is a beautiful building, with wonderful grounds. Glad I stopped in to see it.

Thank Pierce G

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