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Monument Avenue

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Address: Monument Avenue from Lombardy Street to North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA 23220,23221
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Worth a drive to see the monuments

My husband used to live in Richmond, and this is where he learned to drive, so he was anxious to show it to me. It's mostly Civil War figures, with the controversial addition of... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband used to live in Richmond, and this is where he learned to drive, so he was anxious to show it to me. It's mostly Civil War figures, with the controversial addition of Arthur Ashe. It will be interesting to see if Richmond adds more diversity, or if they end up removing the Civil War "heroes".

Thank tazmok
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The beautifully maintained homes with majestic trees make this neighborhood a great place to stroll--or jog. The monuments and cobblestones add a historical perspective. Plenty of quiet places to sit and chat. Relaxing.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful stately old homes on a pretty blvd where every few blocks you will find a large monument in a roundabout.

1 Thank 684patricka
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the nicest avenues you will see, beautiful homes located on both sides of the avenue. Great historical value, especially when you have towns like Charlottesville, VA & New Orleans are looking to take down statues of Civil War leaders

1 Thank Mjd8on
little town sc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

American Civil War history tours should end up driving up this street to put faces on the Generals who fought for what they believed in. Interesting in that at the end there is a statue of Arthur Ashe -- doesn't fit in at all!!!!!

1 Thank travelerLittleTownSc
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richmond's famous nineteenth century boulevard is lined with gorgeous homes, many from the Gilded Age and of course the eponymous statues of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Arthur Ashe and others. The thoroughfare invites leisurely walking with its abundant trees and leafy sidewalks, so park your car on a side street and take a stroll back in time.

1 Thank Michael L
Henrico, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the Far West End going East to Franklin Street, Monument Avenue is a direct connection to our Nation's history. If you're in for a good hiking experience then travel the grassy median to get a clear view of both sides of Monument Avenue . Note the subtle differences in architecture as you travel from West to East and stop... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a Friendship Tours bus trip and had a narrated tour of the city. This was my favorite portion by far. The section of the city is absolutely gorgeous and these statues added a great deal to our knowledge base. Not to be missed!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't specifically aim to visit Monument Ave...it just hsppened to be a street our GPS took us on on the way to somewhere else. But where else would you be likely to find statues of Stonewall Jackson or A.P. Hill proudly displayed on horseback? The memorials are standard issue, and as characters who were part of the storied history... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monument Avenue in Richmond is beautiful anytime but I love it in the Spring. Fresh flowers blowing, people are out, windows are up, everything is buzzing and alive. It just makes you feel young and alive to walk down Monument Ave. and feel like you are apart of something. I have always loved this part of Richmond. Don't live here... More 

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