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Richmond can be proud of its Old Dominion capitol building and grounds. The capitol itself was designed by Thomas Jefferson and is a wonderful architectural specimen. A life-like statue of George Washington as well as busts of many famous Virginians bring the stories about these...More
With only an hour to spare in Richmond, this is time well spent. We just walked around the outside of the building and found numerous statues & memorials to take in. There is a great deal of history in Richmond and much to see around...More
The Capitol building is beautiful. It reminds me of a smaller White House. The grounds were lovely with all the monuments. The governor mansion is on the property as well. It was beautiful as well. It is a must do if you are in the...More
This is a great tour. Lots of interesting and historical information, plus some film trivia (as many Hollywood films featuring the White House or US Capitol are filmed here). I've been on the tour 2 or 3 times. Good every time.
My wife and I were each blown away by this visit. Not your typical state capital - a combination of museum, local history and state capital. Jefferson statute and its location in the Virginia' room of President's was fascinating. The guide was a treasure trove...More
The actual tour of the Capitol is interesting in itself, but our docent could have been teaching a history class. So much knowledge! The majority of the time is spent in a few chambers so there is not a lot of walking. The information imparted...More
The Virginia Capitol Building was truly a sight to see. George Washington, George Mason, Andrew Lewis, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and many more historic American leaders are on display and represented in a scenic masterpiece designed of the ancient Greeks.