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“More than Extremely Awesome!”

Pennsylvania State Capitol
Ranked #1 of 53 things to do in Harrisburg
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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.
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“More than Extremely Awesome!”
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Magnificent Artwork! Beautiful Architecture! More than anything in the city o' D. C.! Such an Awesome Place! Extremely Extravagant! Even more than anything I said!

Visited June 2014
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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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“Impressive !”
Reviewed August 13, 2014

I couldn't stop looking up! Beautiful dome and statues. We took a nice quick tour through the building. We'll worth the visit!

Visited August 2014
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Rio Grande NJ
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“Incredible Building - Tour was just right”
Reviewed August 12, 2014

Really amazing interior (and exterior)! Tour was just the right length and amount of info for adults - not sure how kids under 11 would do. Welcome Center is closed for renovations.

Visited August 2014
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Titusville, Pennsylvania
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“Awesome building”
Reviewed August 10, 2014

Wonderful tour provided by Capitol staff. Beautiful building. Quick tour, but very informative. Tour guide was very friendly and wonderful with the group of daycare children who were also on tour that afternoon.

Visited August 2014
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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Unexpectedly interesting”
Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stopped here as an after thought after planning our trip down south and we were so surprised at the beauty of this building! The tour guide was very well informed and answered all of our questions. The architecture, artwork and craftsmanship were spectacular. Highly recommended even if you do not live in PA.

Visited August 2014
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