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Why locals recommend it
The pink-granite building is the centerpiece of downtown Austin, perched on a hill at 12th Street and Congress Avenue. Free guided tours are held daily, starting in the South Foyer, but brochures are also available on the first floor for self-guided tours. The Texas Legislature meets every two years, so you’ll have to check the schedule if you want to see an actual session in progress.
Tips from locals
The Texas State Capitol is a must see. Take a tour to learn about its history or go to the visitors center to learn about our state’s rich history.
The Texas State Capitol is the capitol building and seat of government of the American state of Texas. Located in downtown Austin, Texas, the structure houses the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and of the Governor of Texas.
Texas Capitol is in walking distance from our property. While it could be a bit hot to walk in Summer months, the rest of the year it is worth to visit and walk in a beautiful park.
5.6 miles away is one of the largest State Capitol’s in the country. The Texas Capitol also has beautiful green lawns all around with large iron statues that are a wonderful salute to Texas. the Capitol is located on Congress Avenue which is the main street that divides the city into east and west…
The state capitol is a great place to visit and just a few blocks down, you will be in SoCo (South Congress) where you will find the stores and restaurants embodied with the quirkiness of Austin. There is ample amount of parking meters around the capitol.
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