Fodor's Expert Review El Capitolio

Puerta de Tierra Government Building

The white-marble Capitol, a fine example of Italian Renaissance style, dates from 1929. The grand rotunda, which can be seen from all over San Juan, was completed in the late 1990s. Fronted by eight Corinthian columns, it's a dignified home for the commonwealth's constitution. Although the Senate and House of Representatives have offices in the more modern buildings on either side, the Capitol is where the legislators meet. Guided tours, which last about an hour and include the rotunda, are by appointment only.

Government Building

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Av. Constitución
San Juan, n/a Puerto Rico  00902, Puerto Rico

787-724–2030

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