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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

Beautiful street to walk and admire The beauty of Richmond- historic houses with a tale ! The “grandeur “ of these houses tell us a story and I cannot imagine the beauty inside

Thank Remi B
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's quite a long street to do on foot. Recommend taking it in on an RVA On Wheels Trolley tour which goes up one side and back the other side of the avenue, or self driven with stops to see each monument. The avenue is...More

Thank AdrianLW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monument Avenue is a beautiful tree lined street that has several monuments honoring Civil War figures and Arthur Ash. It reminds us of how our fore fathers fought for a country they loved.

Thank julemag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite your feelings about the statues, the mansions and rowhouses, the architecture are amazing. And holiday time it looks like a dream

Thank lwenzell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gorgeous homes along Monument Avenue and the surrounding neighborhood were the big attraction for me.

Thank AgentSmithDC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to see the monuments and were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful homes and landscaping along the way! It was a safe, clean, and lovely place for a walk.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an opportunity for ameliorating the current acrimony over monuments to Civil War leaders. This long divided street could be offered up for many monuments, large and small. Ethnic groups, historical figures, famous movements and battles, even notable industries, could all be memorialized at very...More

Thank SturgeonCreek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived on Monument Avenue for about 3 years. All the statues and home represent so much history. I especially like going down there during Christmas season. The way they decorate their porches and front doors - outstanding! Plus the Easter Parade - must do...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This whole area is historic and interesting. just off the Capitol grounds, not far from old City Hall.

Thank drdroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monument Avenue borders the Fan, Richmond's historic residential area. All the statues commemorate Southern heroes with a connection to Richmond. They are substantial edifices. Amongst those commemorated are Robert E Lee, commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and at one end, JEB Stuart, commander...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Linda M
August 30, 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
September 24, 2015|
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Response from dinnerand | Reviewed this property |
We had heard the trolley tours were uncomfortable so we asked the concierge to recommend a tour. We hired a lady historian by the name of Gayle Spence and had a lovely day or touring and wonderful conversation.
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Bob S
June 16, 2015|
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