travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Alabama State Capitol Building, Montgomery, Alabama

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 4.9mi
jorsolya85's pictureby jorsolya85 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 9th of February, 2010
The Alabama State Capitol Building is the first thing that you should visit in Montgomery. The building has witnessed events such as the declaration of a newly formed Confederate States of America by Jefferson Davis or Dr. Martin Luther King Selma to Montgomery Civil rights march. Make sure you enter from the front and do not miss to grab a white map, it will be very easy to find your way around with it. You can park your car on Dexter, just make sure to park it where the gray meters are and not the red ones.

Address:
600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, Al 36104

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
Open Mon-Fri. 9:00-5:00, and Sat 9:00-4:00

How to get there:
exit from highway 85 to west no 1,make a right turn and come up at the back of the capitol

 
Authentic 1940's bus-ride
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Montgomery

  • Eastdale Shopping Mall
    It is the best place for window-shopping. It's not very crowded and the prices are acceptable. You will find almost anything you are looking for. [...]
    D: 5.7mi00
  • Authentic 1940's bus-ride
    The best way to get to know Montgomery is to take a ride with the 1940's looking-like bus. The bus has air-conditioning, clean windows and if you're lucky, the driver will be an excellent tour-guide for you. He will present you the history [...]
    D: 5.6mi00
  • Hot-dogs
    Chris is the place where you will eat the best hot-dogs in Alabama. The diner was opened in 1917 and for many years was the hottest late-night spot in downtown Montgomery. By staying open twenty-four hours a day serving a healthy [...]
    D: 5.1mi00
  • Driving in Montgomery
    Be aware that there are a lot of one way streets in Montgomery...and some of the one-way signs are not visible. Make sure you see the sign before entering the street or at least check the direction of the parked cars. [...]
    D: 4.3mi00

More travel tips about MontgomeryWe only have a few travel tips for Montgomery so take some time and feel free to share your own travel tips with the Travelgrove community. Write about your favorite restaurant, the best museum in town or the park you like most. Tell others what to do and what not to do in the city and help them benefit from your experience. Let’s explore together!

 

Things about Montgomery you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Montgomery Sights

Another nice place to visit when you are in the Big Apple is Montgomery in the state of Alabama towards the south. Following is a list of places you can visit when you undertake a sightseeing tour round Montgomery.Blount Cultural Park No city looks complete without a lush green cover interspersed in between the concrete jungles. The English countryside has inspired the design of this urban oasis. [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Wiener Neustadt, Austria
They have great drinks not for too much and great company. Also they have the best music in the area, so yes, I can say it's the best club in the...
Night Life & Entertainment: Backstage

Frankfurt, Germany
However, if you can, avoid Frankfurt and go to Munich. :)
General: Avoid it and go to Munich

 

Ravensburg, Germany
If you are at Ravensburg and you like history, you´have to visit the city`s new mseum, called Humpis Museum. It´s name derives from an old...
History & Culture: Humpismuseum

Clermont-ferrand, France
The Gothic style Cathedral is the main attraction of the city. It would be really hard to miss it because it's huge. It was built from volcanic...
History & Culture: Cathedral Notre Dame

 

Roubaix, France
In Roubaix there is a “must see” sight called La Piscine (The swimming pool). It is in fact a museum (Museum of Art and Industry) opened after...
Sightseeing: La Piscine - A museum on top of a swimming pool

Jaipur, India
Varanasi Varanasi is an ancient city with decadent scene of numerous temples, vibrant markets, sadhus in clad of saffron, and riverside ghats. Try...
Family & Fun: Some amazing cities & destinations in republic of India

 

Bangkok, Thailand
Visiting Bangkok is like visiting any other large city in the world. There is always something going on. The best time to visit Bangkok is during...
General: Best time to visit

Taipei, Taiwan
Originally a mining town, Chiufen is a like a little gem on a hill. Thanks to its location, you get a beautiful view of the surroundings, with a...
Sightseeing: Chiufen

 

Beverly Hills, California
Well, everybody knows Rodeo Drive because of Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman. Rodeo Drive is really what is depicted in the movies,...
Shopping: Rodeo Drive

Key West, Florida
Mallory Square is definitely a place to visit, not just because it is Key West's major attraction but is a place of history and fun in the same...
History & Culture: Mallory Square

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*