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Address: 206 Washington St SW, Capitol Square, Room 214, Atlanta, GA 30334-9007
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A beautiful old state capitol building with Georgia gold leaf dome

This is a beautiful 19th c building with lots of beautiful Georgia marble and the shining gold leaf dome which came from Dahlonega, GA which had the first U.S. gold rush. During... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful 19th c building with lots of beautiful Georgia marble and the shining gold leaf dome which came from Dahlonega, GA which had the first U.S. gold rush. During the legislative session (January - March), it is abuzz with hearings, legislators, lobbyists and various constituency groups. There are two grand staircases, each leading to a different overlook... More 

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Lilburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited several times but love going at Christmas. The marble stairways are lined with poinsettias and the trees are from a Georgia farm. Most days there's local talent performing in the grand foyer-choral groups, choirs, high school bands etc. which have always been a special treat. You can visit the House of Representatives & the Senate chambers unless they... More 

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Chaska, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was able to just walk inside and look around. The security staff was very friendly. They had a pamphlet to assist you in your self-guided tour.

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Livermore, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crowds here make this attraction sketchy. I like old style capitals, but something are better seen from afar.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I really enjoyed my recent visit to the Georgia State Capitol. The building is very conveniently-located, right next to mass transit in downtown Atlanta. During the legislative session, there's a lot of energy in the building, which also has a historical museum on the top floor, in between the viewing galleries. The 19th-century stonework is very impressive, as is the... More 

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Chatsworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Took some doing, bet we got the Tour. The Marble and gold is an awesome sight in the evening sunset, and is all you expect it to be reflecting our state history. The Georgia Capitol Museum is a public educational institution housed in the Capitol building under the administration of the Office of Secretary of State. It's open to the... More 

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Chico, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Several statues of famous Georgians. The capital was closed when we visited, but the grounds were interesting to read about the famous Georgians.

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Nebraska City, Nebraska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is our third “capital tour” (Hooray, only 47 to go!). I have to say for the size of Atlanta and the grandeur of the capital building, we were shocked there is not a guided tour. The other two capital buildings we’ve toured (Lincoln and Des Moines) had absolutely fabulous free tours. The building and grounds are majestic. There was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We got there at the end if the day weren't able to take an official tour Got the passbook stamped and did a quick self guided. Great plaza out front got photos

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Lilburn, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nothing great! I didn't feel too safe walking in that area of town. Lots of homeless folks. Most of the courthouses and administration buildings in the area. Very busy part of town during the week.

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