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“One in a Million” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pennsylvania State Capitol

Pennsylvania State Capitol
Ranked #2 of 53 things to do in Harrisburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Teddy Roosevelt declared that this Italian Renaissance-style building was “the handsomest building I ever saw”. Indeed, the State Capitol, with its vaulted dome and grand staircase and the murals and painted floors inside, is thing to behold.
Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“One in a Million”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

The PA State Capitol is an amazing building with priceless art work and long history. The Capitol tour is at the top of the hour and 1/2 hour each hour throughout the business week. You will be wowed by the beauty. Don't forget to check out the Capitol Preservation Office for unique gift items.

Visited January 2013
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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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“Keystone State's Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

If you want to see sweeping marble staircases, red tiled floors depicting PA's history, glowing chandeliers, and gorgeous statues, this visit will not disappoint. A leisurely walk awaits the visitor to enjoy this magnificent building. Guided tours are available to set up in advance also.

Visited October 2012
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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“Beautiful...FREE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great spot in the middle of downtown. The inside is gorgeous with tours offered throughout the day. The rotunda is one of the finest I've ever seen!

Visited September 2012
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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2012

I shadowed my State Rep a little over a year ago. The PA Capitol is gorgeous and I'd say it even rivals the federal Capitol.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
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“Absolutely beautiful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2012

This is a must see if you're in town during the week! Don't leave Harrisburg w/o taking time to stop here!!!

Visited November 2012
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