Landmarks

Texas Capitol

536 locals recommend,

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.
Heena
Lives in Austin

Tips from locals

Jacquelyn
September 7, 2022
A wonderful Rose garden, Sculptures and memorials, And it is a museum in itself.
Ostad
August 23, 2022
great architecture to see.
Jason
August 19, 2022
The massive three-story Sunset Red Texas Granite structure is the largest capitol building in the United States - that's an impressive amount of granite! Plus the tours are FREE, so add this to your agenda!
Kris
June 24, 2022
The #2 tourist attraction in Austin. There are free self-guided or guided tours. It is a gorgeous pink granite building full of history and Texas-related artwork. Be sure to look up into the interior of the rotunda to see the Texas star!
Coral
April 25, 2022
The Texas Capitol is widely recognized as one of the nation's most distinguished state capitols. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986.

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