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Ray Charles Plaza

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Front Street, Albany, GA
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Took My Husband and Grandson here...Very nice...The Ray Charles replica sitting at the Piano and it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lori d
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Hazlehurst, Georgia
Nice restful experience

Keep in mind that it was very hot when we went to the park but a nice cool breeze made the walk... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
AstudiousShopper
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Newberry, South Carolina
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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“the river” (32 reviews)
“music playing” (6 reviews)
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Front Street, Albany, GA
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"the river"
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"beautiful tribute"
in 8 reviews
"music playing"
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"great place"
in 11 reviews
"the hilton garden inn"
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"life size"
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"front street"
in 3 reviews
"welcome center"
in 6 reviews
"nice memorial"
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"across the street"
in 4 reviews
"few steps"
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"great walk"
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"small pavilion"
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"beautiful setting"
in 2 reviews
"riverfront area"
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"water fountain"
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"nice treat"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took My Husband and Grandson here...Very nice...The Ray Charles replica sitting at the Piano and it plays His songs is just amazing.......The Play Ground is very nice and the water splash it awesome...The grounds are very well kept and clean......I would recommend this to Everyone...More

Thank lori d
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Keep in mind that it was very hot when we went to the park but a nice cool breeze made the walk very pleasant and the Flint River was very soothing. You are able to walk down to the piers that actually float on the...More

Thank AstudiousShopper
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in both childhood homes of Ray Charles, Greenville Florida and now Albany Georgia ! Both places have statues as tributes to this great musician, I am fortunate to know some of the same people that he knew and grew up with. I grew...More

Thank Adam S
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

If one like the songs/ballads of Ray Charles...a visit to this park is like having a front room seat at a outdoors concerts. Very brilliantly designed.

Thank 240jeremiahp
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Ray Charles Plaza, such a nice treat. This is a nice small park/plaza in Albany, GA. The park is free. You can park on the street right in front of the park/plaza. There is a long seat swing, a small pavilion with benches, and areas...More

Thank Paritz
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to sit by the river and enjoy the day. Loved the music playing and Ray Charles rotating around with the piano keys sidewalks.

Thank KristyShirley
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling through this area and decided to stop and stretch our legs. This area is a great place to stop and explore. The welcome center next to this area is very clean. We walked from the welcome center across the road to this...More

Thank Terrie C
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

The music and lights make this a very special memorial the park is spacious and there’s parking which makes it nice.

Thank Menorca C
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

It was nice to have a clean area for the children to run around in and because of the way the area is set up I did not have to be fearful that my smaller grandchildren would run into the street

Thank W9384OJnicoleb
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Beautiful plaza across from the Hilton Garden Inn. I grew up in Albany and have always Loved Ray Charles. It's a great place to sit and have lunch and listen to Ray. Very peaceful.

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Arlene D
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
The park is free and there is no food. Just a great way to relax and enjoy
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