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Address: Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221

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A Drive Down this Magnificent Boulevard Is Not to be Missed!

Beginning at Stuart Circle, the first 3 monuments relate directly to the Civil War. Further West commemorates Maury, an oceanographer, and Arthur Ashe, first African American to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Beginning at Stuart Circle, the first 3 monuments relate directly to the Civil War. Further West commemorates Maury, an oceanographer, and Arthur Ashe, first African American to win Wimbleton and be named to the US Open team. Grand houses and stately trees line the avenue. One of the grandest American boulevards and named to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Did not expect the sheer enormous monuments on this aptly named road. Incredibly impressive. Next time in area will make a point to hit this road again an spend more time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Monument Avenue has a center greensward featuring statues of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and others. On either side you will find stately, mostly well-maintained charming 3 story historic homes. It has a peaceful feel to it, like a place out of the mists of time. Worth the few minutes it takes to drive or walk through.

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Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Monument Avenue is a delightful first place to take visitors, and is one of the things that make Richmond unique. Also interesting to see the old iron front buildings with the wrought iron grill work done so long ago, and so beautifully.

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Boston
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

On the day we decided to go see the monuments it was cloudy and drizzly. The monuments were quite a distance from each other so we decided to drive to each one, park and then take pictures. We were lucky to get a parking spot at each one otherwise we wouldn't have been able to stop to take pictures. But... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

From Robert E Lee to Arthur Ashe, this street boast statues of famous Virginians. Included are Stonewall Jackson and Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A tour of Monument Avenue is a must for any visitor to Richmond. The history of all the monuments is a sight to see. The homes that line the Avenue are beautiful

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Charlottesville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Monument Avenue has an ambiance all it's own. Have you ever been on any other avenue or road where there are huge monuments in the middle of the road? I find these monuments absolutely fascinating. The monuments and history of them are so worth the walk and or drive.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

These homes are over 100 years old. They are huge, beautiful and wonderfully built! Easter on Parade is an awesome event as well as the monument 10K

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Most historic statues located on Monument Avenue, also fastantic homes, during house and garden week some homes are open to tour, usually worth the money.

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