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Minnesota State Capitol, Saint Paul

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Government Building
Completed in 1905, the Minnesota State Capitol is used by the Minnesota Governor, Supreme Court, Senate and House of Representatives. Designed by Cass Gilbert, who was known for his classical style and pioneering skyscrapers, the Capitol features the second-largest self-supporting marble dome in the world, works by important 19th- and 20th-century artists, and battle flags from the Civil and Spanish-American Wars.
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  • I Visited from Tennessee last Thursday and was very Impressed. The Capitol itself is a marvelous piece of art and display and well presented by a great tour from the Minnesota State Historical Society...  more »
  • We spent a Day at the Capitol with a group from church and the visit was outstanding! The newly renovated Capitol building is sparkling, once again rivaling the U.S. Capitol. Lunch at the Rathskellar ...  more »
  • The final exterior work is being done, the upper level interior still underway and the rooftop access is closed until the renovation is complete. M<y first visit there impressed me about how beautiful...  more »
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  • Minnesota's historic State Capitol building is a great place for a family tour. Take a look at the art, sneak a peek into the chambers, visit the gold sculpture up on the roof, eat in the Rathskallar dining room. This should be a required school trip for every Minnesota child.
  • It's cool
  • One of Cass Gilbert's greatest works, though under heavy construction right now.
  • Beautiful building.
  • Spent some time there!