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Monument Avenue

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Address: Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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Great piece of history

A magnificent monument in memory of a true gentlemen and a great son of Virginia. Number one general for his day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
SimonaAngelini2000
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A magnificent monument in memory of a true gentlemen and a great son of Virginia. Number one general for his day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The separatists lost. Many Virginians refuse to catch on, so they honor Confederate generals with large monuments, and then they named a street after them. They installed a statue of local guy Arthur Ashe, but as sculpted he's raising his racket as if to beat the little kids who are poised around him. Maybe it's a rebel joke. As thoroughfares... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I put this at the top of my list of things to do when I first moved to the city, but I honestly was pretty underwhelmed. It's pretty and if you're in the area, you should drive through, or maybe even take a walk (great Poke stops here), but don't plan on this being a significant part of your itinerary.... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The grounds were well kept and markers described what you were looking at. Be sure to get a map for more info

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Richmond, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can start off walking the Ave reading about the various Monuments in Richmond. Richmond was the capital of the south and has so much history. Monument Ave offers a lot. There are also very nice homes to view. The architecture is wonderful. There are several good restaurants and bars to stop for lunch, dinner or a drink.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have loved going down this street to see the monuments, and get a feel of the history of the area. the biggest problem that there is no easy way to see these up close.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is nothing more beautiful than the homes on Monument Avenue during every season. In spring it is delightful, near the Christmas holiday it is decorated beautifully, every season has some new view of these monuments and really wonderful Civil War era historic homes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took a tour by bus and it was pretty cool. Walking to view and photograph monuments would be preferable way to tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

No visit to Richmond would be complete without a drive down Monument Avenue. While some may find the monuments to the confederacy a bit of a conflict, the statues are superbly done and the homes along the avenue are architectural masterpieces. The variety of styles and the architectural detail takes a long time and multiple trips to appreciate. But on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love the history portrayed on Monument Avenue. The statues are awesome. I pray that political pressures will not ever change it more than it has already changed.

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