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New York State Capitol
Ranked #1 of 67 things to do in Albany
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The New York State Capitol has served as the seat of government for New York since the 1880's. Over 125 years old, the building is a marvel of late 19th-century architectural grandeur. Built by hand of solid masonry, it took 5 architects and 32 years to complete. Over the years meticulous restoration has been done to maintain and protect the Capitol for future generations of New Yorkers.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase
Reviewed October 23, 2012

Building has exotic interiors and Victorian-style appearance. Moreover, I could roam the government building freely. I felt like government officer

Thank Chul Seung L
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Only got to see the outside. Looks like a very active downtown mall area. Could not spend much time there.

Thank Keikidoc
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

We stopped by the NY State Capitol and stumbled across the Million Dollar Staircase and wow, is it incredible! One could easily spend a couple of hours looking at the carvings. Hard to describe and words really don't do it justice. It is truly an incredible piece. This along is worth a visit, you won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed October 7, 2012

Truly spectacular building that you can wander through for hours. Beautiful architecture, helpful staff and the freedom to explore at will - very few places off limits when the politicians are away. Right in the centre of downtown Albany.

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Reviewed October 7, 2012

Just saw from the outside on a Sunday morning. Loved the architecture. Even thought it is under renovation, the outside still looks great.

Thank NorfolkJL
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