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“You will be Amazed” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Minnesota State Capitol

Minnesota State Capitol
Ranked #15 of 114 things to do in Saint Paul
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Owner description: Note: The Minnesota State Capitol is currently closed to the public through early 2017 for restoration.
St. George, Utah
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“You will be Amazed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013

No, not the trite "amazing." This is the real thing. The granite columns, marble staircases, magnificent domes, gilt statues, beautiful meeting halls for ALL the brances of Minnesota in one building - not to be missed. Visit your own state capitol and compare . . . I'm betting this one wins, hands down.

Visited January 2013
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Amazing inside and out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

I took a Halloween themed tour which led my girlfriend and I through various rooms of the capitol. Tour was a little slow , but seeing everything in there was worth it.

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Port Harcourt
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47 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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“Magnificent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2012

As usual, buildings like this reeks of history. Cass Gilbert built it in all specifications and it shows Minnesota in its prime of artistic splendour. You'll simply wonder how it all was done in its time. It's over a hundred years old and the designer expects it to last for five hundred years. Great stuff. You do not pay to have access to this masterpiece but a voluntary donation may be requested. It's a must see if you are in Minnesota.

Visited December 2012
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Roseville
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83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Regal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2012

This building is the center of the government in Minnesota. It is a stately, historic building and the tour is very educational.

Visited November 2012
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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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“Beautiful building..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

And fabulous art. The tour guides are well trained and have lots of good stories. A great place to spend an afternoon that few people think about.

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