comscore

Texas State Capitol

1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Been here

Tribes: Who likes this place?

Who Likes This Place?

What the scores mean:
These scores tell you how well-liked a place is in each Tribe. Gogobot Tribes are groups who share a certain travel style, like Family Travelers or History Buffs.

Which Gogobot Tribe do you belong to?Join now

  • 98%
    History Buffs
  • 84%
    Family Travelers
  • 70%
    Local Culture
  • 65%
    Students
  • 63%
    Budget Travelers
  • 55%
    Outdoor Enthusiasts
  • 55%
    Art & Design Lovers
  • 55%
    Business Travelers
Show more

Member Reviews (111)Write a review

Most Relevant
Sort by

OverviewEdit

4.5 out of 5
111 member's reviews
6,039 people visited Texas State Capitol

Description

The slogan states that 'everything is bigger in Texas,' and if you look at our Capitol, the phrase rings true. Standing a stately 309 feet and modeled after the nation's Capitol in Washington D.C., this is the nation's tallest. Designed by architect Elijah E. Myers and constructed of red granite, the Capitol took more than seven years to complete. It was finished in 1888, at a total cost of more ... read more
than three million dollars, an extravagant price even by today's standards. The perfectly landscaped grounds reflect the languid pace of life under the Texas sun, inviting you for a quiet stroll or a lazy day under a tree.

Nearby Attractions

Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Avg. rating:
1 review
Texas Capitol
Texas Capitol
Avg. rating:
1 review
Texas Historical Commission
Texas Historical Commission
Avg. rating:
1 review
View all Nearby Attractions

Nearby Restaurants

Texas Chili Parlor
Texas Chili Parlor
Avg. rating:
2 reviews
Whole Foods Market - Lamar
Whole Foods Market - Lamar
Avg. rating:
82 reviews
Stubb's Bar-B-Q
Stubb's Bar-B-Q
Avg. rating:
41 reviews
View all Nearby Restaurants