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Monument Avenue

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Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

Took a side trip down Monument Avenue in Richmond. It is a wonderfully preserved area and has many interesting residences as well as the monuments. I hope Richmond does not choose to remove these figures, despite the era\beliefs they represent. History makes us what we...More

Thank NTXDiver
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Seeing the Large monuments was fun and unexpected. Easy to find using local tourist map from hotel lobby. RVA has a lot of historical sights ! The Drive ended with Arthur Ashe monument which we all thought was wonderful !

Thank Z5119KUsued
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Get a map that shows who is who and what significance is. Very easy and quick tour. Avoid rush hour.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Richmond is beautiful in April and it's not to hot or humid to walk or drive and walk monument avenue. It's interesting seeing important people from history from both sides of the civil war as Richmond was the Capitol of the confederacy.

Thank Scott A
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Monument Avenue commemorates Southern heroes connected to Richmand, Virginia, capital of the South during the war between rthe States.. Monument Avenue of course has a statue of Robert E Lee, commander of the Confederate forces in the Civil War. Also, mounted on a horse,, is...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed April 26, 2016

I wish we could have spent more time either walking or wheeling down this avenue. The houses along this avenue are absolutely beautiful. We drove down and back up and then did the route again and still could not get over the beauty of the...More

Thank J and G W
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Heading down or up this shady avenue, you should ride a bicycle. Riding a bike allows you to stop and read each monument in the middle of the avenues. They are large, historic and easy to read.

Thank Mary Margaret B
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

I lived on Monument Avenue for 12 years. Just a really beautiful Street one of the most interesting in the country. If you can get pass the race issue it is a beautiful walk through history.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed April 21, 2016

We drove down monument avenue and the first thoughts I had were this is a great neighborhood. I could live here. The monuments were impressive as well as the homes here.

Thank Marathon59
Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you are visiting Richmond, you need to walk or drive along Monument Avenue. It is a happening place and is famous.

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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
September 24, 2015|
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Response from Adventuredawgs | Reviewed this property |
I would see Hollywood Cemetary and if there was time, Monument Ave. Monument Ave could be seen in 45 minutes or so depending on traffic and how long you spend at each monument. Hollywood Cemetary could take from a couple... More
Bob S
June 16, 2015|
Response from Bob S |
Meant westernmost