Austin has many nicknames, one of them is the capital of Texas. Being the capital means that the capitol building and many elected officials are here.
Did you know that the Texas State Capitol building was built in 1888? It’s also not Texas’ first capitol building, but it’s the second one. The building has been built and rebuilt three times. During the construction, there were thousands of workers who helped.
The building serves as an office to the Texas Governor and many Texas elected officials. While continuously become an iconic building in the city, with many tourists from around the country visit the building every single year.
Curious to know more about this Austin’s icon? Come take a tour of the capitol building today!