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Hollywood Cemetery

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Address: 412 S Cherry at Albemarle St, Richmond, VA
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+1 804-648-8501
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My sister and I love to visit historic cemeteries and this once was great. We got there close to the closing time which was unfortunate we would have love to spend more time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Newport News, United States
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Newport News, United States
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister and I love to visit historic cemeteries and this once was great. We got there close to the closing time which was unfortunate we would have love to spend more time there. The hours of operation were incorrect on the website

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful views of the city and river. Pretty cool to visit the resting place of some famous people in history, including presidents. Very large, need a couple of hours to take it all in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to Richmond should not pass without a stop at this shrine to the city it overlooks. Off the beaten path but easy to find, this gem is tucked back in a 19th century working class neighborhood. You could spend hours there but stop at the gatehouse for a map and drive through for some great views if the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want history and want to see a cemetery with all different types of head stones this is the place. The rich and poor of Virginia are here. From presidents, to soldiers from both sides of the War between the States, and many others that helped form this great country. You need to spend several hours walking this grounds.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to Hollywood Cemetery quite a few times. I can never remember exactly where the Black Dog is, or where the graves of the several presidents are. I just 'come upon' them unexpectedly, so it's like it's always new! The view from the top, across the river, is spectacular. It is well-maintained, historic, and peaceful--not spooky. If there is... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been there several times and it is extremely beautiful. The grounds are kept up nicely and very easy to drive or walk if you so choose. There is also a lot of history there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A stop at Hollywood Cemetery is a must for a history buff. My husband could have spent a lot longer wandering through this cemetery if it wasn't such a cold and breezy morning. We navigated to presidents' circle and also took in views of the James River before getting back in the car to warm up.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cemetery is a HUGE! We drove it and got lost for a decent amount of time but did not mind as it is absolutely beautiful and full of CSA heroes. The pyramid is a sight to see by itself but there are amazing views throughout. Definitely worth a day to explore.

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Lancaster, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy visiting cemeteries, you will probably enjoy this one. It has the large historical monuments, the statues, decorative stones, and mausoleums; one built into the side of a hill. And mentioning hills, the whole cemetery is on rolling hills. I visited in late December, so it was pretty gray but well worth an hour if you have it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hollywood is a great historic cemetery that offers the best views of the James River and the city of Richmond. A must see.

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