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Monument Avenue

Address: Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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Ranked #9 of 82 Attractions in Richmond
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural

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Littleton, CO
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153 reviews 153 reviews
30 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Having read about Monument Avenue for years, I was impressed by the size and beauty of the monuments. The mansions on the street are also very impressive.

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Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A grand tour of beautiful houses, design, historic monuments, gardens, landscape architecture, history, worth a visit or two!

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Richmond
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

History, history and more history, Stroll the monument. Its beautiful. Christmas time walk to Strawberry street and see the santa in the caddy. Walk and see the decorations. In May they have Easter parade. So many activites happen on Monument. The old homes, buildings, the archtecture. Its a must. I love it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Monument Avenue "begins" in the city of Richmond and extends west into Henrico County for a total length of about five miles. However, when people talk about visiting Monument Avenue, it's the 1.8 mile/22 block long part that comprises the Monument Avenue Historic District (MAHD) that is being referred to. This begins, roughly, at the 1200 block of West Franklin... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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53 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Back several months ago (around January 2014), we took a drive to the famous and historical area of Monument Avenue. I had read a book about the history of Monument Avenue, and I enjoyed reading the book so much, because I enjoy history, that it was really nice to see it in person. The stories in the book from the... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Monument all over placed at separate points along the route. Sometimes a little tough to find a place to park a certain monuments. When it Richmond it should be on your list of places to see, doesn't take long either. Barbeque place for lunch not far from here, one stop shopping.

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Fulda
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159 reviews 159 reviews
49 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Well its a beautiful boulevard with elegant homes and a large civil war monument every couple of blocks. The whole thing must be a couple miles long. It's worth the drive just to see the houses and Lees monument was especially cool. We didn't stop at any but if you are a monument or civil war buff this would be... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The walk in the Fall was beautiful. The monument are spread out so you probably walk a couple miles to see them all. They are in the middle of the street. A must see part of Richmond.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It was a beautiful afternoon and the monuments were picturesque. When I go back, I would love to spend more time here.

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United States
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201 reviews 201 reviews
100 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Loved this walk, enjoying the neighborhoods, the statues, and getting in a bit of exercise all at the same time. A great walk!

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