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Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee Downtown Kapitol Florida

Tallahassee, Florida's capital, lies in the North of the southernmost state in the United States. The Georgia border is just a few miles away from Tallahassee.

In contrast to the rest of the Sunshine State, Tallahassee has a rather unusual topography, as the route to Florida's capital leads through many sloping hills.

The proximity to Georgia becomes evident in Tallahassee's architecture and life style. Many plantations in the vicinity of Tallahassee still bear witness to a past splendor.

In Tallahassee, you can still find many homes built in the Southern colonial style with wooden or metal balconies above Southern-style arcades.

Take a walk through Tallahassee's historic downtown, past magnificent colonial homes, picturesque churches and plazas with romantic-looking oak trees covered in Spanish moss.

We recommend starting a tour of Tallahassee at the lovely old capitol building that was built in 1902. The contemporary and quite sturdy modern capitol, completed in 1977, is located right behind its predecessor. The Museum of Florida History is also worth a visit. It showcases exhibits from bygone eras that provide a vivid impression of Florida's past.

The highlight of the museum is the gigantic skeleton of an American mammoth that was found in the 1930s in the deep freshwater springs of nearby Wakulla Springs.

The museum is just a few steps away from Tallahassee's new capitol building and admission is free.

Tallahassee, Florida - Impressions

Tallahassee, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida

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