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Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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This main Richmond street is lined by lovely homes and of course has the statues. Worth a drive. We drove it twice to absorb its significance.

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rented bikes downtown and rode all over historic downtown Richmond. Definitely suggest this, it's the way to go! You can take your time and take in all the sites unencumbered. The sheer artistic quality and craftsmanship of the monuments is awe-inspiring and the architecture of...More

Thank Dianna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had visited Richmond years ago and enjoyed walking along the Avenue and seeing the beautiful homes and statues. We took time on our last day in Virginia again to see the statues again since so much of our history is being...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite differing views on the statues, one will appreciate the tree lined streets and beautiful homes. The statues Robert E Lee, Jefferson Davis, JEB Stuart, Stonewall Jackson and Arthur Ashe are all quite a distance from each other making it very difficult to walk so...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 10 September 2018 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 7 September 2018

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 4 September 2018

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

Thank AgentSmithDC
Reviewed 4 September 2018 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
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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 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.
Bob S
17 June 2015|
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Meant westernmost