State Capitol Building
Oregon State Capitol, a legislative building in Salem, is the home of the government of the state of Oregon. This is the third statehouse, constructed in 1936-1938. Two previous capitol buildings were destroyed by fire in 1855 and 1935.
Annually Oregon State Capitol hosts a variety of events.
Engaging tours of the State Capitol building allow you to learn about the inner workings of the local government, as well as visit the beautiful observation deck to get a breathtaking view of the city as well as the land surrounding it. Exactly 121 steps bring you to the highest point of the building to the base of Golden Pioneer and amazing panoramic views of the City of Salem. The building is filled with historical colorful murals and an art collection.
The state's capitol is surrounding by a park with is famous for its spring cherry blossoms.