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“Great Building, History Galore” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Connecticut State Capitol

Connecticut State Capitol
Ranked #6 of 59 things to do in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A tour of the gold-leaf-domed capitol includes the Hall of Flags and, when they're in session, a chance to see the state senate and house of representatives in action.
West Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Building, History Galore”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Hey What can you say it is the Capitol of Hartord, very interesting to see how the state government works and when they are in session, lots of interesting activities to see

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New York City, New York
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134 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Beautiful Capitol”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I have been to over half of the State Capitols and Hartford is certainly one of the most beautiful, inside and out. The large park-like grounds, the extremely intricate facade stonework and reliefs, the restored interiors, the legislative chambers, the soaring atriums and the beautiful dome make this a very special building well worth visiting. Free tours are given, but you are free to wander on your own.

Visited October 2012
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Southwick, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“One of the best in the USA”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

It speaks for itself. One visit and you will be immersed in the glorious marble and granite architecture.

Visited October 2012
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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“I love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

I might be a bit biased since I'm from CT and have lived near here for the longest time but I love the state capitol building! Truly a great site

Visited September 2012
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Youngstown, Ohio
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87 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Beautiful building, tour is free.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We had an informative tour guide, and the tour was extensive. There was no charge.

Visited July 2012
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