Colorado State Capitol

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6 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Before you go through the West entrance of Colorado State Capitol Building for their free historical tours, the 15th step bears the inscription "One Mile Above Sea Level. Full review →



Built in 1886, the capitol was constructed mostly of materials indigenous to Colorado, including marble, granite, and rose onyx. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Built to last 1,000 years, the capitol was constructed in 1886 of granite from a Colorado quarry. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Sitting commandingly atop Capitol Hill, this stately neoclassical government building looks out across the grand Civic Center Park. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

The imposing hilltop capitol (1886, Elijah Myers) is home to the General Assembly and offices of the governor and other officials. Full review →

Climb into the dome for a commanding view of the surrounding city.


The west lobby of the capitol, built out of Colorado granite in 1886, has revolving exhibits Full review →

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