Each state in the US is iconic for various reasons, but there is one thing they all have in common: the State Capitol building. We’re all familiar with the US Capitol building in Washington, DC. But some of the most interesting and, dare we say, most beautiful, state capitol buildings in the US aren’t exact replicas of the iconic one in Washington.
Classical influences overflow, of course, but capitol buildings from New York to Hawaii come in many different shapes and sizes. Some are even endowed with exhilarating artworks. Many don’t have a dome, others are built in the Art Deco style or open-air courtyards, and some aren’t even white.
There are capitol buildings in every state, each with its own unique design and features, celebrating architecture, history, and local heritage. Discover the 11 most beautiful state capitol buildings in the US, which we’ve rounded up, and see some of the most unique buildings.
…Click “next” below and find out which of them we’ve chosen!