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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 4 days ago via mobile

While the Monuments have come under sharp criticism and scrutiny of late, the site of them along with the historically correct homes when driving down Monument Avenue is quite beautiful. There is no other street quite like it in the nation!

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of a kind place, beautiful historic homes and statues. A view of early southern opulence. A step back in history.

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wide boulevard is full of many historic sites — not only the statues in the middle of the boulevard, but also the beautifully kept historic homes along the avenue. We walked the entire avenue and were constantly impressed with the beauty of the area.

Thank patkaloger
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Monument Avenue is like stepping back to the 1880's -191`8. Beautiful red brick homes with tall white columns & perfectly mowed lawns. The avenue two lanes east/west or west/east divided with a tree lines grassy median. My visit was to photograph the...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate to rent an airbnb on Monument Ave. The fall colors were vibrant and Christmas decorations were going up. I definitely recommend a stroll.

Thank JaneMP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Given all of the noise recently about Civil War Statues, this makes for a more interesting ride! All the big names you’d expect, and then there is Arthur Ash, a famous African American Tennis Star, who died too young, early in the AIDS crisis. Interesting...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richmond, Virginia was the capital of the Confederacy, an historical fact that cannot be denied, any more than one could deny slavery in historic locations such as Athens, Greece, Egypt, or Rome. This avenue, regardless of whatever view you may hold on the role of...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful walk with historic homes, churches, and monuments. Yes, heroes of the Confederacy are memorialized by large statues -- Richmond was the capital of the Confederate States of America. But these monuments don't define the neighborhood. Walk the street and make up your...More

Thank PlymouthSatellite
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 weeks 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
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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 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
Bob S
17 June 2015|
Response from Bob S |
Meant westernmost