Des Moines is the capital city of Iowa. The gold-domed Iowa State Capitol building is among the
19th- and early-20th-century landmarks of the East Village area. The Des Moines Art centre is noted
for its contemporary collections and Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Local produce and live music are
draws at the Downtown Farmers’ Market. The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden has outdoor
plant displays and a geodesic dome.