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“Glad we waited to get in....” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Louisiana State Capitol

Louisiana State Capitol
Ranked #5 of 62 things to do in Baton Rouge
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Owner description: This art deco masterpiece has been the site of a bombing, an assassination and the infinite machinations of state kingpins and politicos.
Charlottetown, PEI
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440 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Glad we waited to get in....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

There was a long line up to get through security however we were glad we waiting. A bit disappointed the observation deck on the 27th(?) floor was closed as well however enjoyed the beautiful art deco décor of the lobby and being able to see the chambers. Do try to ask the custodian about the lobby. One gentleman was especially friendly and pointed out many interesting features we would have otherwise missed. You might have to try a few "employees" before you find one willing to chat but worth the effort. Take time to walk around the grounds and over to the Arsenal Building.

Visited May 2014
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Houston, Texas
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354 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Tight Security”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

A nice building, but it felt like going through the airport to get in. A very different architecture.

Visited July 2013
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Nederland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Beautiful building!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

We visited the state capital and it was amazing!!! The architecture is incredible and if we'd have had a bit longer... we'd have loved to have gone inside. Just seeing the outside and taking pictures was good enough for now, though.

Visited June 2014
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Jabbeke, Belgium
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335 reviews
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“Go to the 27th floor for the view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

We visited this Capitol on June 10th.
There is free parking available in 948 N. River Road.
You can visit the House of Senate and Representatives on the 1st floor. Afterwards you can go to the 27th floor to get a splendid view of the city and the Mississippi.

Visited June 2014
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Chula Vista Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“MUST see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

The senate and house chambers are impressive old classic style, interesting exhibits and statues on the ground floor and the view from the 36th floor observation deck cant be beat.

Visited June 2014
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