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Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful and worth the drive. It was raining so we didn’t get to walk but if highly recommend spending time here and around this area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cindyI7832AH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was just in Kansas City and met a man there from Chicago, when he learned I was from Richmond, he said he had been to Richmond twice and both times he enjoyed riding down Monument Avenue. It's the same every where I go. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a marvel to behold a historic site for true history buffs here you get a look at what would be considered the grandeur of the south many a monument representative of what many men lived and died for some would consider it historical...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 995jeromes
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Monument Avenue is worth the side trip to Richmond, especially since they are still a controversial part of Virginian history. These beautiful monuments and the gorgeous cobblestone avenue (circa 1860s) transport you to Confederate Richmond. They also tell a back story--they were erected as arrogant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

The monuments are unbelievable on the size that they are. This is a must see. You can walk an see but I would suggest you drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Beautiful fall afternoon to drive and take in all the many statues/monuments. Enjoyed seeing many nice homes along the way as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

It is about 10 miles long street with houses over 100 years and many with original decorations. The most expensive real state area in Richmond.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jorgeaD7812CQ
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Only the Lee monument can be viewed up close. It (and Stuart) sit in the center of a busy traffic circle (watch out for locals who will run down the gawking tourists!) The others sit in the middle of the Avenue, not easy or safe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 968janicec
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Drive down this street and admire the historical markers of this fine city. Times and political attitudes may have changed, but one cannot deny the beauty of this street with it's lovely homes and monuments.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The statute of Robert E. Lee on horseback alone makes this a landmark. We walked the first portion but it is at least several blocks between statutes so we returned on our drive out of town. Hard to image over 100,000 people were on hand...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Carrie L | Reviewed this property |
Any of the side streets that say parking allowed. If you start closer to where the monuments begin you have a better chance at parking. There is a Kroger on Broad St you can park in the lot and walk x to the monuments. I... More
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.
Bob S
June 16, 2015|
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