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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A Visit To the California State Capital, Sacramento

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO....

Aaron's holiday in Sacramento has almost come to an end... the day before he left, he was taken for a tour in downtown State house.

According to the wikipedia... the California State Capitol is home to the government of California. The building houses the bicameral state legislature and the office of the governor. The grounds of the capitol form the Capitol ParkLocated in Sacramento, the Neoclassical structure was completed between 1861 and 1874  
At the grounds leading to the California State Capitol...
Memorial grounds for the heroes who served the country...
A guided tour at the grounds.... 
Tour guide giving a brief talk on every monument we passed by.... 
Front and back of the State Capital....
And one of the tourists.... 
Statue of Queen Isabella and Columbus commenorating
her decision to finance a voyage to the New World...
Fascinated.... 
At the Assembly Chamber.... where a meeting was in progress... 
We have to be very silent from where we stood... 
Panoramic view.... 
Looks like I'm holding the flag... 
A panoramic view from the outside...
These marked our presence for that lovely and sunny day.... 

4 comments:

  1. Hi Claire. You must be busy travelling here and there. Haha.

    And wow! The State Capital looked amazing but inside, it was even more magnificent. Love the high ceiling.

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  2. There's a song about this city by Middle of tthe Road, the group that sang Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep.

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  3. Ah, your signature pose! Thanks for your long comment. It is okay, just drop by when you are free and able to.

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  4. You look very good with this flag, Claire!! Wow, I had no idea how large the capitol is, with so much going on! Beautiful flowers and monuments! Everything is so large and interesting, and you had a beautiful day for the tour, too!

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