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Hollywood Cemetery

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Address: 412 S Cherry at Albemarle St, Richmond, VA
Phone Number: 804 648 8501
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Wonderful visit

Hey, it only costs $1 to buy the map so you can drive around. It was very moving to see the confederate memorial, the tombs of John Tyler and James Monroe as well as Jeff Davis... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Hey, it only costs $1 to buy the map so you can drive around. It was very moving to see the confederate memorial, the tombs of John Tyler and James Monroe as well as Jeff Davis. Also, a great overlook onto the James River rapids.

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South Carolina
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Hollywood Cemetery is so much more than just a burial ground. It is a garden, museum, scenic overlook, historic treasure and the second most-visited cemetery in the nation (Arlington being first). There is an awesome reverence in walking among the resting places of some of the most famous names in history: Presidents, governors, soldiers, even Pulitzer Prize winners lie here... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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354 helpful votes 354 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Strange to be recommending a cemetery but this one's a cracker. It's got confederate war soldiers, cast-iron Newfie guarding his little girl and stories galore. A Richmond hidden gem.

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Coban, Guatemala
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

How could you miss the pyramid?!It just begs to be climbed although I heard at our guide there say that snakes like to sun themselves in some of the cracks.Not to mention that you are not supposed to climb it.My brother,a very respectable rock climber for 40+ years,used to summit it repeatedly as an adolescent.I just took pictures.The flowering trees,Civil... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a beautiful and unique cemetery. We enjoyed driving and walking around it in. We got there late and definitely could have spent more time there. We saw the historic graves and some of local lore.

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Pennsilvania
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194 reviews 194 reviews
130 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is the second cemetery that I toured and is my second favorite. I arrived around 8 a.m the office opens at 8:30 a.m so we could not buy a map ($1.00). The bathrooms are located on the back the main building. Unisex bathrooms, 2 rooms one of them accessible. We decided to drive around I was afraid that we... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This cemetery is steeped in history with famous inhabitants, gorgeous, old magnolia trees, and beautiful mausoleums and headstones. Mandatory for history buffs, or a pleasant way to spend an afternoon in Richmond.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The Jefferson memorial was fascinating. THe whole area was easy to navigate and had great views over the river as well as being a memorable place to see.

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Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A beautiful walking path through a well kept piece of Richmond history. Lots of rolling hills so wear comfy shoes. If you don't want to walk, you can drive through or arrange a Segway tour. A must for civil war enthusiasts. Most area schoolkids make a class trip here and they love the day out.

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Wake Forest, Nc
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76 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Because I did not grow up in a state thas was part of the Confederacy, I was amazed at my first visit to Hollywood, where so many soldiers are buried. Before I saw Hollywood I had been to Gettysburg which, while very interesting, was so overdone in its Victorian monuments that I just wanted to flee---my impression was not that... More 

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