State Capitol Welcome Center, Baton Rouge

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  • October 1, 2017
    The Art Deco design of the building is beautifull. Went up to the 25 floor and walked around the observation deck. Great view of Baton Rogue.  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    Read a lot about the building on various sights and books. It is an amazing example of megalomania. We were struck by the details that went into the construction of this amazing structure. It is a wor...  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    This openness, here in the Palace where politics is conducted, we can kak Germans us only a slice cut off! Something of our pee should show themselves friendly and happy to show Temple in Berlin. Here you can even in the Senate rooms, or in the 27 floor from the top terrace on the whole look baton rough. In Berlin kriegste after registration at most the shit full Chair of our popular Chancellor to see! In any case, this is worth a visit!
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  • April 17, 2017
    Fantastic, friendly and knowledgeable staff on the present happenings and on the history. The view from the top of the building is spectacular and the grounds are beautiful. I've brought my kids here countless times and they love it as much as i do.
  • June 7, 2017
    I loved this stop of our trip. The gardens are beautiful when viewed from the top of the capitol building.
  • January 18, 2017
    The mini downtown area with all the government buildings is really well done, and towering above them all is the State Capital. Walking onto the property the hedge design is lovely. As you get closer to the building itself, minute details start to pop out. Carvings in the stone are truly picture worthy...as is the impressive building itself (tallest State Capital in the country at 450 feet). Upon entering there are some cases with artifacts. Relatively bland and government building-esque. You head up to the 1st floor (you start out on the ground floor), and the room you walk into is absolutely gorgeous. Everything from the beautiful paintings on the walls of the outside of the Senate and HOR (both are lovely but your typical government rooms) chambers to the seal on the middle of the floor showcasing LA and its parishes and what goods are grown in each. There is beautiful marble and stone everywhere. Make sure the tower is open and head up 2 elevators to the top. An expansive 360 view outside awaits. Being that high up with no other real obstructions in the way was really lovely and worth seeing.
  • January 3, 2017
    “Great Place to Visit” The Louisiana State Capitol is one of only a few without a dome. The building is a skyscraper with an observation deck. From the deck you get a good view of the surrounding area. The interior is beautiful and filled with history from a bomb to the assassination of Governor Huey P Long.
  • June 29, 2017
    It is beautiful. Worth seeing!

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