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Address: 206 Washington St SW, Capitol Square, Room 214, Atlanta, GA 30334-9007
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Beautiful building

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
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Atlanta, Georgia
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512 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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123 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
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 

Thank William H
Chico, California
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34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank quanbell
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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194 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
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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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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

Thank Mbryantpc
Lilburn, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank DenATL
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful area and well marked with history signs everywhere with good information. We went on a sunday afternoon and it wasn't busy.

Thank Katie A
Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If visiting different state capitol buildings is your thing, this will be right up your alley. What a fantastic historical building. Just amazing. The 24-carat gold dome is spectacular. I was very lucky to be there on a perfectly clear day. Just gorgeous! What an incredible place to visit. And even better, I was there on a weekend, so there... More 

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Seville, Spain
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63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great historical place with interesting texts in the signs around the building: most of them are from a century ago and they provide a different view from today´s version of History. Free and interesting to see the polititians walking around.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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573 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Well worth a visit, there is a very good museum on the top floor which includes political and other history of Georgia. It was particularly interesting to read about the historic (and not so historic) corruption and graft. The politicians were not in session but you could access the chambers. No charge and it is a self-guided tour (unless you... More 

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