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Capital District

The Capital District is the power center of North Carolina and home to some of the state’s biggest tourist attractions. With the State Capitol, Legislative Building, Governor’s Mansion, and 3.5 million square feet of government office space, many of the most important decisions in the state are made in this district. The Capital District is also home to the NC History Museum and NC Museum of Natural Sciences, which attracted a combined 1.5+ million visitors in 2017, more than any other attractions in the state.