Tennessee State Capitol
Tennessee State Capitol

Tennessee State Capitol

Top 2% of attractions in Nashville
7 / 10

4 expert reviews

“designed by noted Philadelphia architect William Strickland who was so impressed with his Greek Revival creation that he requested—and received—entombment behind one of the building's walls”

– Fodor's

Lonely Planet
"This 1845–59 Greek Revival building was built from local limestone and marble by slaves and prison inmates working alongside European artisans." Full review
Michelin Guide
1 Star
"The self-professed masterpiece of architect William Strickland (1788-1854), this Tennessee limestone Greek Revival "temple" sits high on a hill and boasts ancient Athenian models." Full review
"The Greek Revival-style building was begun in 1845 and completed in 1859" Full review

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