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Capitol Square Park

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Address: 9th & Grace Streets, Richmond, VA 23220
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Enjoyable Walking

We walked all around the Capital Square Park. It is peaceful and beautiful. A great way to combine exercise with history. The surrounding buildings are awesome and the park is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paula G
Hertford, North Carolina
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Hertford, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked all around the Capital Square Park. It is peaceful and beautiful. A great way to combine exercise with history. The surrounding buildings are awesome and the park is beautiful.

1 Thank Paula G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capitol Square Park, as you might suspect, is impeccably manicured. The buildings are a bit overstated, but, after all, it is Capitol Square. Quiet on the weekends, it's a good place to go when nothing else is happening and you need a few minutes off your feet. The highlight of the public monuments is the one to the the Civil... More 

Thank ProfessorCharles
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Capitol Square is beautiful, especially on a Spring day. The flowers are usually gorgeous and the squirrels are friendly. There are benches where you can sit and have lunch or just relax and enjoy the scenery.

Thank tuneintravel
Henrico, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Used to visit with traveling relatives. Wonderful exercise for body and brain any day. So much history here in Richmond.

Thank Baileyh0
Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Even in the winter it is a beautiful park to walk around. A few of the fountains were running. The statues are just beautiful. Must do when you visit the Capitol. Parking is a bit tight in this area, but worth a few block walk.

Thank Sheryl B
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Enjoy the bit of heaven in the city surrounded by big trees, statues, and a gorgeous capital designed by Thomas Jefferson. Tours in the building are a must.

Thank Margaret A
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Walked around Capitol Square Park one evening. It was a really nice area. Lots of great photo opportunities. Absolutely worth a visit when in Richmond.

Thank RunrDave
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

You can stroll around at your rhythm and take the time to visit or not the buildings in the area. This guarded park is host to a few historical buildings. According to the time you have, you can take a few minutes or spend hours. It is worth it! You can find so much in this area that it should... More 

1 Thank JLC-mtl2015
Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

They did a good Job with this park and it is so awesome to see the beautiful Capitol. The park is not very big and you will make in a short period of time

Thank MCB110611
Clermont, Florida
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We walked to see all the sculptures surrounding the capital and were pleased with them all. What great works these are for the public.

Thank rogersober

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