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Just drive around

We drove around the area looking at the buildings, including the Golden Bridge (straight down the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stephen O
Agoura, California
Nice to tour - just find and pay for parking.

Capitol Park has hundreds of trees that were once exotic imports from many countries. The rose... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jess E
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This popular park, surrounding the California State Capitol, has trees from around the world and memorials to significant state events.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Sacramento, CA 95814
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove around the area looking at the buildings, including the Golden Bridge (straight down the main street). Traffic was light at lunch time on a week day.

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Capitol Park has hundreds of trees that were once exotic imports from many countries. The rose garden is a good stroll as are the Japanese Kio Pond and Veteran's Memorial. There is generally something going on here - bus tours, demonstrations, gatherings, etc. Take a...More

Thank Jess E
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting the State Capitol in Sacramento are staying at one of Sacramento's downtown hotels, you must spend some time in Capitol Park. It is 40 acres and spans 12 city blocks. And it contains plants from nearly everywhere on earth. The park...More

Thank raygay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capitol Park is located in downtown Sacramento, a must see for anyone visiting Sacramento. A tour of the Capitol is a great way to finish off the visit.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been a long time since last visiting the Capitol and it was quite enjoyable. The park was not Central Park in NY but it was a very nice respite from California business life. The park and Capitol are definitely worth a visit. The...More

Thank tmeebg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely grounds and very accessible for the public to wander around and see the artwork, the architecture, and the historical documents. Outside the capital is a beautiful rose garden and many paths with statuary.

Thank olddaddydude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found some cheap-ish street parking and decided to make an afternoon of wandering the grounds surrounding the Capitol Building. It was roughly 90 degrees, but much of the walk was shaded, or shade could at least be found, so it wasn't too bad. All...More

1  Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to live in Sacramento 30 yrs. ago plus a friend was here from Japan and she wanted to see the Capitol of California, found free parking so we stopped and took a few pic.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Spent quite a while walking through and around the gardens surrounding the State Capitol and much enjoyed this with an atmosphere of calm.

Thank David G
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Very nice...took at tour of Capitol and was very impresses...very well maintained and interesting. Great for families with children maybe about 7 or8 and above.

Thank Marilyn S
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