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Colorado State Capitol

200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1776
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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 good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1776
Capitol Hill
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful building, but there are a LOT of homeless people in this area. When we went, there was a choir singing on the steps, which was very nice.

Thank brittanywhitworth94
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Found uninteresting they want a review. I'm assuming not a political review. That will not happen even if what is being asked for by trip advisor. It's a Capitol building. What you would expect, except the plaque for 5280 feet above sea level is only...More

Thank pat8635
Reviewed 1 week ago

it's always a learning experience for my kids every time we visit a capitol. make sure that we include it. not just learning from school but actually visiting it.

Thank wakisobol
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so cool to see this and other state buildings. Amazing history and design. Go during the day as lots of homeless in the night.

Thank louisa k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four adults and three young kids walking the steps and talking about the statues and standing a mile high...wonderful day.

Thank jettag1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The capitol building is less that 15 minutes walk from the Denver Conference Center. So we decide to take advantage of one of the breaks in our conference and go see it. We got a fee your from Chris who was very knowledgeable and engaging....More

Thank ECfromTA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a nice place to visit. The building is beautiful inside. There's also a nice park adjacent to the building.

Thank Leah L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely take the free Capitol Tour when you are in Denver. The building is beautiful and you can even walk up to the dome.

Thank jamie2561
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gold dome is only the start. Inside it's beautiful so a walking tour presents lots to see. It's always free and open to the public.

Thank richardbH2942NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Colorado state building is really unusual. It has a dome that has real gold on the top. It has historic charm and one can certainly see the beauty especially when the sun set in the evening on the dome.

Thank kseow
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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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