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“Beautiful building.”

Pennsylvania State Capitol
Ranked #1 of 55 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.
Reviewed April 11, 2013

The Capitol Rotunda is outstanding. Tours are very informative. The building was very clean and polished. Great visit. A must see for tourists or local residents.

Thank budv
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

This building has been known to have the most beautiful rotunda of all state Capitol buildings. It is very popular with youth groups. Outside, with weather permitting is a large fountain. Very close to highways. Definitely worth the visit and also tour the state museum all in one day.

Thank BusdriverPhil
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

The materials that make up this gorgeous capitol building are, as our guide stated, "priceless." We had no idea how beautiful and lush this building is inside and could not stop staring at every painting, every stained glass window, every chanedlier, every architectural feature. Take the tour. It's short, free, and interesting. And ask the tour guide questions even if they seem silly; that's where some interesting information comes out.

Thank Mary G
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

We took the last tour of the day. This place is awesome. the tour was nice. Our guide was very informative. She was able to answer all questions asked. It is well worth the time to tour this building.

Thank njg1rl
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

I can see why this is rated # 1.
What an incredible amazing building, absolutely amazing.
Very clean and the paintings on the interior roof are of the scale, very friendly police/security who are happy to answer any questions etc.
The wife who is into politics fell in love with this place which of course is always good to keep the missus happy.
That's the Truth!

Thank TruthRUS
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