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Ray Charles Plaza

Front Street, Albany, GA
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Nice restful experience

Keep in mind that it was very hot when we went to the park but a nice cool breeze made the walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AstudiousShopper
,
Newberry, South Carolina
Beautiful Tribute to a hometown hero !

I’ve lived in both childhood homes of Ray Charles, Greenville Florida and now Albany Georgia... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam S
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Albany, Georgia
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“the river” (31 reviews)
“music playing” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Front Street, Albany, GA
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"the river"
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"beautiful tribute"
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"great place"
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"beautiful area"
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"the hilton garden inn"
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"life size"
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"front street"
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"welcome center"
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"nice memorial"
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"across the street"
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"few steps"
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"great walk"
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"water fountain"
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"worth a visit"
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"great park"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Keep in mind that it was very hot when we went to the park but a nice cool breeze made the walk very pleasant and the Flint River was very soothing. You are able to walk down to the piers that actually float on the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve lived in both childhood homes of Ray Charles, Greenville Florida and now Albany Georgia ! Both places have statues as tributes to this great musician, I am fortunate to know some of the same people that he knew and grew up with. I grew...More

Thank Adam S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If one like the songs/ballads of Ray Charles...a visit to this park is like having a front room seat at a outdoors concerts. Very brilliantly designed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ray Charles Plaza, such a nice treat. This is a nice small park/plaza in Albany, GA. The park is free. You can park on the street right in front of the park/plaza. There is a long seat swing, a small pavilion with benches, and areas...More

Thank Paritz
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place to sit by the river and enjoy the day. Loved the music playing and Ray Charles rotating around with the piano keys sidewalks.

Thank KristyShirley
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were traveling through this area and decided to stop and stretch our legs. This area is a great place to stop and explore. The welcome center next to this area is very clean. We walked from the welcome center across the road to this...More

Thank Terrie C
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

The music and lights make this a very special memorial the park is spacious and there’s parking which makes it nice.

Thank Menorca C
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

It was nice to have a clean area for the children to run around in and because of the way the area is set up I did not have to be fearful that my smaller grandchildren would run into the street

Thank W9384OJnicoleb
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Beautiful plaza across from the Hilton Garden Inn. I grew up in Albany and have always Loved Ray Charles. It's a great place to sit and have lunch and listen to Ray. Very peaceful.

1  Thank James D
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I went there so can talk to Beyonce and I find wpshe was no with anymore when we still meet but I did get it I of copper years to work Otero xoutry and she find log the so that mean Georgia plaza or name...More

Thank Eduardochef
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Arlene D
16 February 2018|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
The park is free and there is no food. Just a great way to relax and enjoy
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