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Tennessee State Capitol

600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37243-9034
+1 615-741-0830
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The grounds around this majestic neo-classical building offer statues of many historic figures, plus the graves of President Polk and his wife.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37243-9034
Downtown Nashville
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic building. The capitol grounds include a statue to Andrew Jackson as well as burial spot for John Knox Polk. Also a statute for U.S. Senator Edward Ward Carmack, who was shot to death in the early 1900's for a newspaper editorial.

Thank jjmeador
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited, there was a protest going on so we were only able to see the outside! It was gorgeous!

Thank brittany655
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised by how much of the capitol was accessible to the public. It's situated on top of a hill with great views of the city and the market. Worth a visit if you're exploring the city.

Thank Tammi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are free tours given one the hour, 6 times a day during the week. The tour guide was very well informed and passionate about his job. This was one of the best hours that I spent while I was in Nashville. Young kids will...More

Thank kfraga212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff available to provide informative tour of the Capitol. We enjoyed the freedom to casually walk around the whole building and view the chambers. Would like to see change regarding the heavy celebration of Nathaniel Bedford Forrest (KKK) and Andrew Jackson (trail of tears).

Thank LW8415
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alas, we arrived to the capitol of Tennessee at night, but it was still nice and peaceful actually to walk the grounds. No parking issues either at the late hour. Building front is quite different from the back architecture. Lights illuminate the building beautifully. Obviously...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being from the UK it is very interesting to visit the state capitol buildings and research the history. The staff were very welcoming and actually said it was nice to have us visit which was much appreciated. The rooms are beautiful and we wandered around...More

Thank jobow6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tennessee doesn't mess around when they built their capital on a hill...it was more like a mountain. An imposing building designed to be well defended. First level was dark and foreboding, but the second level was grand and beautiful.

Thank BevoBurn96
Reviewed 14 June 2017

It's historical and very beautiful! During a tour visit the Capitol , its an amazing state, charming with lovely people!

Thank LuMatos
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Set on the prominent hillside it looks dominating though more so once one climbs to the upper floor balconies. Could not call it magnificent and the squabbles between sponsor and architect must have held them back at the time. It was a good, guided tour....More

Thank David G
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Debbie H
29 February 2016|
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Response from mn615cat | Reviewed this property |
The Capitol is open on Mondays unless that's a holiday of which I'm unaware. That Monday, the legislature will be in session with the Senate convening in their chamber at 1pm and the House convening in their chamber at 5pm... More
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Hollie K
16 April 2015|
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Response from WeenjoytravelingUSA | Reviewed this property |
No there is not a dress code, but one should not be required for a visitor, of any age, to the State Capitol. The Capitol is a very historic building and I hope he enjoys his visit. If he has a guide, have him ask them to... More
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