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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 2 days ago

This is history, people. I am tired of the 'political climate'. These are men who fought for what they believed in and were heroes to their cause. Just because someone now decided they don't like them shouldn't take away from what they were then. To...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Monument Avenue is a very pretty drive! The homes along this street display beautiful architecture. The monuments are quite impressive. There is no sidewalk linking the monuments, so it is best to drive and find street parking should you want to take a picture.

Thank Melyssa E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Summarizing the drive down Monument Avenue in one word...touching. But I'd like to add beautiful and awe inspiring too. The homes surrounding the monuments are beautiful. Taking drive or walk is stirring. Add this stop to your Richmond trip!

Thank Norma F
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to be on the front edge of where the lost cause, slavery, and racial equality come together then Monument Avenue is the place to see. Yes, there are protests and rallies, the dead generals, and the controversial statues of leaders who owned...More

2  Thank B Il'Cibo B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular monuments in a historic neighborhood. Generally an easy drive up and back the boulevard.

Thank 823greggs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a delightful and meaningful experience. Highly recommend. It is a walk /drive through American history. Suitable for all ages. The historical neighborhood takes one back to a long ago era in our nation's history. It makes one reflect and wonder where are the...More

Thank SMRF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monument avenue has many statues of confederate officers from the Civil War. They are all outsized and sort of majestic but the current political climate makes them look out of step with today’s attitudes. And yet, as the former Capitol of the Confederacy, they loom...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historical site is not easy to visit. The statues are far from downtown, and they are not close together. There are no footpaths on the grassy island connecting them. Some are in the center of busy traffic, and not easy to stop and view....More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I grew up, I thought every city had a Monument Avenue with beautiful monuments and there probably are some others, but I believe Richmond’s Monument Avenue is a must see when coming to Richmond. The monuments are stretched out, so you need to drive...More

Thank Charlenee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I understand the controversy however one of the classic streets in the country. Four lane divided street w wide median spotted with huge statues of Confederate hero's and Arthur Ashe .....beautiful homes line the streets. A must see when in richmond

Thank hoosiergbr
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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
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Ellychengyap
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
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Bob S
17 June 2015|
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Meant westernmost
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