Minnesota State Capitol

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The Minnesota State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Minnesota, in its capital city of Saint Paul.wikipedia
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Minnesota Senate

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It houses the Minnesota Senate, Minnesota House of Representatives, the office of the Attorney General and the office of the Governor.
Floor sessions are held in the west wing of the State Capitol in Saint Paul.

Minnesota House of Representatives

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It houses the Minnesota Senate, Minnesota House of Representatives, the office of the Attorney General and the office of the Governor.
Floor sessions are held in the north wing of the State Capitol in Saint Paul.

Minnesota Judicial Center

Minnesota Historical Society Building
The building also includes a chamber for the Minnesota Supreme Court, although court activities usually take place in the neighboring Minnesota Judicial Center.
The Minnesota Judicial Center, adjacent to the State Capitol, houses the state's Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, as well as the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals and the state law library.

Cass Gilbert

The building was built by Butler-Ryan Construction and designed by Cass Gilbert and modeled after the larger Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.
An early proponent of skyscrapers, his works include the Woolworth Building, the United States Supreme Court building, the state capitols of Minnesota, Arkansas and West Virginia; and the Saint Louis Art Museum and Public Library.

Minnesota Supreme Court

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The building also includes a chamber for the Minnesota Supreme Court, although court activities usually take place in the neighboring Minnesota Judicial Center.
The court hears cases in the Supreme Court chamber in the Minnesota State Capitol or in the nearby Minnesota Judicial Center.

Progress of the State

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Above the southern entrance to the building is a gilded quadriga called The Progress of the State which was sculpted by Daniel Chester French and Edward Clark Potter.
Progress of the State is the title of a group of sculptural figures that sits above the south portico, at the main entrance to the Minnesota State Capitol in Saint Paul, the state capital of the U.S. state of Minnesota.

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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The Minnesota State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Minnesota, in its capital city of Saint Paul.

Rhode Island State House

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Other than St. Peter's, additional buildings with marble domes include the Taj Mahal in India, and the Rhode Island State House in the city of Providence.
The dome is the fourth-largest self-supporting marble dome in the world, after St. Peter's Basilica, the Minnesota State Capitol, and the Taj Mahal.

Quadriga

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Above the southern entrance to the building is a gilded quadriga called The Progress of the State which was sculpted by Daniel Chester French and Edward Clark Potter.

Daniel Chester French

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Above the southern entrance to the building is a gilded quadriga called The Progress of the State which was sculpted by Daniel Chester French and Edward Clark Potter.

Edward Clark Potter

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Above the southern entrance to the building is a gilded quadriga called The Progress of the State which was sculpted by Daniel Chester French and Edward Clark Potter.

Kasota limestone

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A compromise was eventually made where the base of the building and interior spaces used varieties of native stone, including Kasota stone, and the rare Minnesota Pipestone used by Native Americans for their peace pipes.

Minnesota Historical Society

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Most days of the week the building is open for individual visits, guided tours are given free of charge by professional docents from the Minnesota Historical Society hourly and last about 45 mins.

U.S. state

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The Minnesota State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Minnesota, in its capital city of Saint Paul.

Minnesota

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The Minnesota State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Minnesota, in its capital city of Saint Paul.

Capital city

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The Minnesota State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Minnesota, in its capital city of Saint Paul.

Attorney general

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It houses the Minnesota Senate, Minnesota House of Representatives, the office of the Attorney General and the office of the Governor.

Governor of Minnesota

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It houses the Minnesota Senate, Minnesota House of Representatives, the office of the Attorney General and the office of the Governor.

Interstate 94

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Behind, a bridge spans University Avenue, and in front others were later added over the sunken roadway of Interstate 94, thus preserving the sight lines.

St. Peter's Basilica

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The building was built by Butler-Ryan Construction and designed by Cass Gilbert and modeled after the larger Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.

Rome

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The building was built by Butler-Ryan Construction and designed by Cass Gilbert and modeled after the larger Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.

Marble

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The dome is the largest unsupported marble dome in the world, as Saint Peter's is made of concrete.

Dome

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The dome is the largest unsupported marble dome in the world, as Saint Peter's is made of concrete.

United States Capitol dome

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However, like all capitols with domes in the US it is also inspired by the idea of domed capitols originating with the United States Capitol dome.