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“Beautiful capitol building”
Review of State Capitol

State Capitol
Ranked #4 of 51 things to do in Charleston
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Designed by influential architect Cass Gilbert, this grand building, the highest state capitol dome in the United States, is open to the public for tours and features decadent interior details like marble walls a massive crystal chandelier.
Reviewed December 10, 2012

This has got to be one of the most beautiful capitol buildings in the US. The dome is amazing. Take a nice stroll around the area to take in historic homes and the walkway along the Kanawha River.

Thank Lis K
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

Lovely grounds to stroll around. Cultural Center on NW grounds, several memorials, great history and a panoramic view of the river (which is lovely). It's also a great place for photo opportunities.

Thank BookCentsBabe
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

It's a Spectacular Building with a beautiful view of the Kanawha River and also it's beautiful to view From the Kanawha River. Something worth stopping to see.

Thank Laurel M
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

What a very beautiful one of a kind building in charming Charleston, WV! I also loved the surrounding complex where the capitol is located...it felt like I was walking through a beautiful park with a lot of huge trees...I loved it!

Thank Ryan M
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

We were short on time so we didn't try to go in even if you can. walked around outside and took some photos. need to go see if you are in the ares.

Thank RoadKing8084
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