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City Hall Observation Deck

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901 E Byrd St, Richmond, VA 23219-4052
+1 804-646-5990
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Views great wanting more

I have lived in the Richmond area for 25 years and have never experienced this amazing view. I... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2016
Tammy J
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Beautiful views of downtown

This is well worth at least a quick stop. We went up and enjoyed the magnificent views so much we... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2016
Waycross, Georgia
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901 E Byrd St, Richmond, VA 23219-4052
+1 804-646-5990
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Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

I have lived in the Richmond area for 25 years and have never experienced this amazing view. I loved seeing some of my favorite sites from 'up above'. However, if I was from out of town I would have no idea what I was seeing....More

3  Thank Tammy J
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This is well worth at least a quick stop. We went up and enjoyed the magnificent views so much we opted to eat lunch here. My children really enjoyed sitting and talking while looking over the city.

Thank Mom0306
Reviewed July 4, 2016

The 360° views of the city and surround counties. Accessible by elevator in the city hall building. Only turn off was the cigarette smoke - this is where all of the smoking employees congregate.

Thank Kate Y
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Visiting here one can see the whole of Richmond and surrounding areas. Downtown Richmond is very compact and easily accessed, but looking over the whole of the city it is amazing how far the city stretches in all directions. One can also view many of...More

Thank johnr1812
Reviewed May 15, 2016

The observation area is very simple. However, if you have a tourist map of downtown Richmond, you can spot several landmarks. It's good for a quick visit. The staff in the lobby was cheerful and helpful.

1  Thank smithre1972
Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is free and gives you a great vantage point over the surrounding area including e capital building.

1  Thank Marathon59
Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

This easy to get to and free sight is a great starting point especially with kids. This is so easy you just walk in, head to the elevators, press 19, and voila you're there! It's open air so be prepared on cold days. You can...More

1  Thank vonnette m
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Great views of Richmond. Nice and breezy. Great for kids. Accessible from the capital building. Plus it's free.

Thank TeamJOKE
Reviewed March 26, 2016

This 15 minute stop captures the city from up above. After visiting the Capitol building, we walked a block or so to the City Hall to the Observation Deck. It was a beautiful day, so we were able to see far.

Thank kristinej123
Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

I would have loved to give a review saying how I enjoyed the observation deck, but the fine city of Richmond needs to find a way to offer a thing called PARKING!!! We attempted to go during the week, and yes I understand the fight...More

Thank ExploringViking96
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Gary C
August 9, 2016|
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We went on a weekday during office hours.