The capital city of Kentucky, history-rich Frankfort is situated
about 50 miles (80km) east of Louisville, about 50 minutes drive
from Louisville International Airport. The state capital boasts a
vast array of architectural styles, famous landmarks, museums and
enjoyable shopping precincts. Among the interesting attractions in
the city is the Old State Capitol, a Greek Revival building dating
from 1830 with a unique self-supporting staircase held together by
precision and pressure. Another architectural attraction is the
Frank Lloyd Wright designed Zeigler house, dating from 1910.
Besides numerous historic houses and buildings Frankfort boasts a
fascinating History Center, historic sites, war memorials and
scenic wildlife reserves.