South Carolina State House, Columbia

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  • You really should tour the grounds and see each of the roughly 25 statues and plaques around the grounds and then take the free tour of the statehouse. If you are a native South carolinian, this tour ...  more »
  • Beautiful walkways around building. Helpful and knowledgeable tour guides. A must see when in Columbia.  more »
  • The SC State House is built on a combined 4 city blocks at the center of the city. Public access to 16 acres of grounds, gardens and walking trails is encouraged. The current building was built to be ...  more »
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  • The South Carolina State House is one of the most beautiful capitol buildings in America. Not only is the architecture of the building beautiful but also the grounds are a botanical garden with hundreds of different species of trees, bushes, and flowers. It is easy to spend hours walking along the many paths admiring the grounds. There are also many monuments, statues, and historical markers to enjoy. I have been to the capitol many times and it is enjoyable all year long. Don't forget to go inside the building itself. Take a guided tour or get a brochure and see it on your own.
  • Great place to visit with your family or friends. I highly suggest a tour, which I believe they have every hour. Our guide was a nice gentlemen, taking us back in the history of South Carolina. We had a great time at the Capitol!
  • Well the state House is beautiful and the history is wonderful but it was tainted by the guides political views. He not only criticized an elected official but could not hide what he stands for . We have been in South Carolina for 2 weeks and want to make it our new home . But when we have visitors we will not bring them on your guided tour . I’m very thankful will live in a country with freedom of speech . But sometimes it’s nice to view history and not hear about today’s politics. That’s not why we came to tour . Don’t need it!!
  • Fun place and free tours. The ability to walk inside and look at the chambers is really cool. It's defiently something to do if one is really trying to hit all Columbia has to offer.
  • Great for chilling with your boys, playing ingress or working out with the FIAs. Lots of neat historical markers and plaques. Make sure to check out George Washington and his broken cane. Also don't forget to count all of the Cannonball strikes that are marked by stars on the west side.
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