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Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Which, as a transplant to the US, we have so little of. It is a beautiful street. Every monument or ruin, or castle of history in all the world has a history behind it that may not be G rated, but it DID make a...More

Thank Irongate69
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth seeing but being honest it's just a road of large houses and coming from England the history for me is limited and controversial having the monuments there given what the viewpoint was of then people who's monuments they are. But it's part of the...More

Thank kev a
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted to see the beautiful homes and civil war monuments as part of our civil war history tour. On Sunday morning, parking was relatively easy to find, and traffic was almost non-existent. Nice to see before or after visiting museums and battlefields in the...More

1  Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only monument that is worth preserving on this avenue is the Arthur Ashe memorial. The rest of them should be dismantled. The confederacy is part of this country’s ugly history that should be preserved and studied, but there should no longer be monuments honoring...More

2  Thank ShanCTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a resident of Virginia and I have never visited these monuments. It was very difficult to see them due to the fact that its not like you can park and go up to them because the way the Avenue is. The locals don't...More

2  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t leave town without squish drive down Monument Ave.,some of the finest real estate in Richmond.

1  Thank Jjkml
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great drive and a few times getting out to get a closer look. Why Arthur Ashe? Just doesn’t fit into the historical scheme of the street. Buildings along the sides are worth a good look.

1  Thank travelerLittleTownSc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gives you an over view of important historical figures and magnificent homes. We definitely plan to go back during Christmas, when many of the homes decorate and during Easter, when we were told there will be an Easter hat contest for everyone including pets!

Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend driving or strolling down the street. The houses are spectacular! I wish we could see them decked out for Christmas. The statues are a bit overdone. Surprised to see the one of Arthur Ashe... it’s worth an hour or two if you’re in...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the avenue as part of the Trolley Tour. The houses lining the street are fabulous and the statues make the avenue a Must Do in Richmond.

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Linda M
August 30, 2017|
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Response from TomWall60 | Reviewed this property |
Same advice as others. Look on one of the side streets. Be aware that it is a long walk and you have to double back to get to your car. You might want to drive it first and then determine if you need to walk certain... More
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September 24, 2015|
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Response from dinnerand | Reviewed this property |
We had heard the trolley tours were uncomfortable so we asked the concierge to recommend a tour. We hired a lady historian by the name of Gayle Spence and had a lovely day or touring and wonderful conversation.
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Bob S
June 16, 2015|
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