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Address: 412 S Cherry at Albemarle St, Richmond, VA
Phone Number: 804 648 8501
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Free, Beautiful, Quiet and you'll learn something

Hollywood Cemetery is a one of a kind cemetery. It's a beautiful location which is on a bluff overlooking the James River and downtown. The huge old trees provide tons of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Georgetown, Texas
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Georgetown, Texas
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137 reviews 137 reviews
50 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Hollywood Cemetery is a one of a kind cemetery. It's a beautiful location which is on a bluff overlooking the James River and downtown. The huge old trees provide tons of shade for wandering around the tombstones. There are three presidents buried here. (John Tyler, James Monroe and Jefferson Davis) Conferderate Generals (JEB Stuart, George Pickett, and Fizthugh Lee) and... More 

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Alexandria
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Along with visiting grave sites of past presidents, we used the Hollywood Cemetery website to look up potential relatives on the fly as we walked around. Had I thought about it before we traveled, I would have done my research on ancestry.com and verified even more relatives!!! Something for next time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Somewhat solemn feeling as it was just before Memorial Day. Soooo much history. Mostly Civil War history. We were very interested in the area.

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Easton , Massachusetts, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is a must for Civil War buffs ,Confederate memorials , Jeff Davis grave And also Presidents James Monroe &John Tyler Graves Admission is free and the view is breathtaking

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colleyville
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Hollywood Cemetery is very scenic and larger than one would expect. They offer guided walking tours; self-walking tours or you can drive around. Bring water as the place is huge and hilly and you can easily get turned around. A must see for Civil war era history buffs.

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Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The grounds and the stones were beautiful. There was also a security guard who gives a great overview before you enter and will provide a map after a $1 donation. You can drive or walk, and there are parts within the cemetery that I suggest you pull over if you did drive, like the presidents circle. There is a beautiful... More 

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Mansfield, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to this cemetery. Make sure you print off a map ahead of time from their website to take with you. They have a driving path clearly marked with a blue line on the roads. Beautiful views of the James River.

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Washington, DC
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227 reviews 227 reviews
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Beautiful, historic and awe inspiring cemetery located adjacent to the James River. It's an amazing place to spend a few hours. Six VA governors and two US presidents (plus President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis buried there (President's Circle is a must). It's a stunningly beautiful peace of real estate. The history there is pretty amazing. I've over 100 family... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I have lived in Richmond for 25 years and cannot believe I have only now toured Hollywood Cemetery. We did not have the luxury of a guided tour but the self walking tour with map in hand was easy enjoyable. So much so I would definitely do it again and would also like to do the guided tour. The history... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful cemetery for etchings, photography-and if your into paranormal sighting/energy this is DEFINITELY the place. Beautiful landscape overlooking the James and lots of huge and odd headstones and mausoleums. A must see when visiting or if a resident of Richmond!

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