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Monument Avenue

Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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“beautiful homes” (53 reviews)
“nice drive” (24 reviews)
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Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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"beautiful homes"
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"beautiful street"
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"nice drive"
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"stonewall jackson"
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"civil war heroes"
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"walk or drive"
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"jeb stuart"
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"both sides"
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"few blocks"
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"visiting richmond"
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"take pictures"
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"american history"
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"statues"
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"tennis"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The monuments are spaced apart so it is a long walk to see them all. We rode but learned the hard way that you need to ride from town, rather than towards town. They are large and most on a large base so I was...More

Thank RaleighNCtravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving slowly by each monument is easy, but taking the time to park nearby and walk around each one and read the inscriptions is really necessary to understand them. From Robert E. Lee to Arthur Ashe, each statute has a story to tell. With so...More

Thank Toshua99
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoyed the historical significance of the road. It seem to be a part of Richmond that should be remembered.

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monument Avenue is beautiful! Every time I pass through, I am reminded that life has seasons. From Robert E. Lee to Arthur Ashe; the Avenue synthesizes the history of Richmond. A good place to take a drive or walk around when visiting Richmond!

Thank Sombo C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful display of architecture with stunning monuments to Confederate Generals. a real part of history which we took the trouble to see before they get removed which could happen at any time. Im a history buff at heart and always hate to loose access to...More

Thank bpmoh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monument Ave. is a great historic avenue for runners or spectators when the Monument 10k is in town. It also is great for the Easter parade and other events, or just a stroll down a historic avenue.

Thank tripin1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful avenue showcases some of the best of Richmond. When out of towners from the north or south scoff at Richmond due to its unpleasant scenery from its highways, take them here with pride!

Thank travelingfoodiefam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Monument Avenue has been the location of a lot of controversy lately. It’s the location of many powerful statues which commemorate Civil War (Southern) heroes. As the population is becoming more attuned to issues of race, people are starting to question whether statues honoring slave...More

Thank singersus
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Monument Avenue is one of the most beautiful and historical streets in America. Amazing architecture, breath taking monuments, gorgeous trees and landscaping, but you better visit it soon if the liberals have their way all of the Confederate monuments will be removed or defaced. This...More

2  Thank Susan K
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Love Monument Avenue! Love the houses. Love everything about it. This is an ABSOLUTE must if you are visiting Richmond.

1  Thank Lois A
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Linda M
30 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
24 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
16 June 2015|
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Meant westernmost
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