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Colorado State Capitol

200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1776
+1 303-866-2604
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A key feature in the Denver skyline because of its gold bell-shaped dome, the Capitol Building, fittingly in the Mile High City, has a point located at exactly 5,280 feet above sea level. Free tours are available for visitors.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1776
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love touring state capitals, this one isn't any different. There are always beautiful stain glass and artifacts all over the place. You also can climb up to high levels too. You can see down a long street which is a cool view. I wish...More

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was walking around downtown Denver, saw the capital was there and decided to go in and take a look. The security at the front offered me an information packet about the capital building. The visit was very interesting, didn't take the free tour since it...More

Thank terrym33
Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't take the free tour - but would have loved too. It was getting late in the afternoon and I wanted to get into the Colorado History Museum. A very nice volunteer gave a quick overview of what makes the capitol special. The building...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

During renovations, public entrance is through the East side. We took the free guided tour on a Friday afternoon, hosted by a History major who was knowledgeable and engaging. We learned a lot of the history and colorful characters of Colorado and Denver, and the...More

Thank Jgawth
Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw the rotunda from a distance, along with the scaffolding. It was still worth the trip - the stairs in front of the capitol have 3 markers that are at the 1 mile height. There is a beautiful view from the top of the...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is normally a place I would not visit. But the taxi driver drove my attention on it and it was not far from my hotel. I went there and it was worth a visit. The building was resplendent and in a very good state...More

Thank jfromd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building was nice to look at, but there wasn't a ton to see inside in my opinion. They do offer free guided tours if you're interested, or you can explore on your own. I hear the observation deck is great but it was unfortunately...More

Thank Jessi4098
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place with gorgeous views of the city. Join a free guided tour, it's very informative and only then you're allowed to walk up to the dome and see beautiful views of Denver and Rocky Mountains.

Thank arazbi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is nice and clean. Great view and easy access. Many events around the area and outlet to many stores not available in other areas of the city.

Thank plswill2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large building set up high with gold covered dome visible from many areas in city. On the steps up front there is an engraving stating 'one mile high' confirming the Mile High City description of Denver. Quick security check on entering and you are free...More

Thank PeterHillsLewes
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Amanda Y
11 May 2017|
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Response from rich n | Reviewed this property |
10am to 3pm Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome.
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Lynn H
2 May 2016|
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Response from BobC1510 | Reviewed this property |
There are public lots all around the capitol. Most are reasonably priced. If you're staying at one of the downtown hotels I would recommend catching the 16th Street Bus.
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KatiefromHaiti
14 June 2015|
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Response from Diana Z | Reviewed this property |
no booking tour ahead of time they are like on the hour great tour you can walk it yourself too BUT when you take the tour you get to go up to the top and it's worth it great view and the steps are not as bad as they say... More
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