North Carolina State Capitol

Top 3% of attractions in Raleigh-Durham
7 / 10

5 expert reviews

“A National Historic Landmark, the building is one of the best-preserved examples of a major civic building in the Greek Revival style.”

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Fodor's Fodor's
"This beautifully preserved example of Greek Revival architecture from 1840 once housed all the functions of state government." Full review
Where Where
"The State Library of North Carolina has served as the principal library of state government since 1812. It builds the capacity of all North Carolina libraries, and develops and supports..." Full review
U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report
"The North Carolina State Capitol, which was completed in 1840, is the center of activity for North Carolina state government." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"The handsome 1840 state capitol is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture." Full review