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Old State Capitol Building Ruins

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Address: Congress Ave at 11th St, Austin, TX 78701

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Its old but rich with history

I would say a must see if you have the time and you are a history lover. Its a beautiful building, so much history. Loved the visit, take a free tour, guides were knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Keshav R
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I would say a must see if you have the time and you are a history lover. Its a beautiful building, so much history. Loved the visit, take a free tour, guides were knowledgeable. Enjoyed this quite a lot and spent more time than expected.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

We visited at night so walked around the grounds at night and took some very nice photos as it is lit up very nicely at night. We literally made a quick stop but was worth it.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This was hands down the funnest time ! My high school and college kids had a blast ! We chased Pokemon all over the place ! Got in lots of laughs and walking ! Everyone there (1000 + ) yells out when they catch a great Pokemon .not to mention what a beautiful piece of history !

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

I was looking at Trip Advisor trying to figure out what I wanted to see when I went to Austin this time and found that people were having problems finding this location. I decided to make a point to find and add a photo or two. I have to say, if you are walking you can stop so you can... More 

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

We were struggling to find this as it says it's so close to the Capitol building. Then, we were walking around the four corners and we see a few signs that are known for giving some history with the Texas emblem up top. It is overgrown plants on what used to be the State Capitol building area, which was destroyed... More 

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