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“A majestic piece of architecture”

Santa Barbara County Courthouse
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Owner description: Designed by William Mooser III in the Spanish-Moorish architectural style, this working courthouse is surrounded by landscaped gardens and lawns.
Eaton, Ohio, United States
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“A majestic piece of architecture”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

This place just kept getting bigger and bigger. Look at all the people just out on the lawn enjoying their county owned courthouse. Be sure to go up to the tower and enjoy the view.

Visited March 2013
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“easy self guided”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Beautiful architecture and grounds, simple walk around in a nice downtown area good restaurants nearby

Visited February 2013
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Kitchener, Canada
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“Snta Barbara County Courthouse”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

What a lovely way to spend some time relishing in history and lovely grounds. If you are lucky you may meet the guitar player squirreled away making music.

Visited August 2012
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Colorado Springs, CO
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“360 Views”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

It was an easy climb to the tower where get fantastic views. If you wait fore the quarter hour you can watch the bell mechanism in action.

Visited March 2013
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Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The tower view is worth the visit”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

The courthouse is very beautiful and historic. There is an elevator to the top floor and then just a few steps to the view. From up there there is an 180 degree view of Santa Barbara.

Visited March 2013
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