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Monument Avenue

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 yesterday via mobile

We toured the monuments with friends who have lived in Richmond for years. They provided background information about each monument. Here’s the trivia. Confederate generals on horseback are facing the North if they died in combat. Robert E. Lee and Traveler are facing South because...More

Thank Jerry_Bagnell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to look at because they Monuments are not close together, and if you drive it is tough to park. Was there right after a protest, but situation was well under control.

Thank Johngmart
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a historic street in Richmond with several old row houses on either side and several monuments in the middle.

Thank ravi4travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful monuments surrounded by historic neighborhood. Just driving down the street transports you to another time. Hoping that Richmond fights to keep them. History is something that needs to be remembered.

Thank TexasShutterbug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures do not do these monuments justice. Some of them are absolutely massive statues on even larger pedestals. You can also check out some really cool architecture as you walk down the road in this great area of Richmond.

Thank Brandon F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy so several of the monuments on the famous Monument Avenue represent Civll War figures including Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and JEB Stuart. Arthur Ashe, the famous tennis player was also a Richmonder and he has a monument...More

Thank 1parislover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These monuments are beautiful! The fact that we have statues dedicated to good men of there time. Who in defeat worked to heal the wounds of war to make a great nation better is a testimony to what a truly great and forgiving nation we...More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I moved from New Jersey to Richmond, Virginia in 1971. Seriously, the culture shock was significant! I felt like I was in another country. You guys became y'all, people were hard to understand (what's an ink pin? Oh you mean a pen!) and who wants...More

Thank cynthiabZ4048QJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprised by the size of some of the monuments. Beautiful neighborhood. Nice way to spend a summer's afternoon.

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is so cool to drive down Monument Avenue and see all the monuments filked with history. It really provides a true look at history and how far we've come.

Thank Donna S
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Linda M
31 August 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
25 September 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
17 June 2015|
Response from Bob S |
Meant westernmost