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New Capitol Building

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Beautiful Capitol Building

This is rated as one of the most beautiful capitol buildings in the country, and we would agree. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jim B
Grapeview, Washington
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Don’t miss the State Capitol

My suggestion is that you spend two hours for your visit. Walk around the building both inside and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Upplands-Vasby, Sweden
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is rated as one of the most beautiful capitol buildings in the country, and we would agree. It has some very impressive sightlines, as you can see from one end of the building to the other, especially from the third floor. Being decorated for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My suggestion is that you spend two hours for your visit. Walk around the building both inside and outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 57Klas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be One of the Top 5 Capitol's in the nation. Beautiful Tennessee Granite and marble with the best law library in the nation with French revival ironwork. Check out the infinity mirrors in the reception room. A must see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't think twice, take the tour! They know every single detail about its history and interesting facts about this wonderful building.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Relax05592810112
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Tours were suspended for McConnell morning visit We did a self guided tour through the building and got to explore all the highlights, inside and outside, on most floors. The printed guide provided interesting details, helping with the exploration.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoeieWitte
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a nice area to walk around in. The building is beautiful. We didn't get to go inside as we were there on a weekend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thebandteacher
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My wife and i visited the New Capitol building and took a free tour that was offered. This is a beautiful building that should not be missed. Our tour guide was good but i felt could have been a little better with more information and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank geraldr805
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Called the new capitol building although built in 1910. the old capitol building is not many blocks away and is also open to the public. The new capitol building is spacious, has three floors, is built using different types of marble. Has a 34 ft....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HaroldLVaughn
Reviewed 11 August 2018

An unexpected extra few free hours in our itinerary allowed us to visit Kentucky's capital city Frankfort, and this was our first stop, located in the "new" part of town. It must be one of America's most beautifully located capitol buildings with stunning floral displays...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Armachians
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our guide was very knowledgeable about KY history and shared it with us in a pleasant way. We were able to see and touch the decor and statuary.

Date of experience: July 2018
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20 May 2018|
Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
The Capitol building is closed on Sunday but you could see the outside of the building. However, do consider coming Mon-Fri 9-4 for an inside tour or Sat 10-2 for a view inside.
21 April 2018|
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Response from Dennis H | Reviewed this property |
Spent 2-1/2 hours there. Very impressive.