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Monument Avenue

Category: Monuments + Museums

1600 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA

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1. Zeus Gallery Cafe
2. Virginia War Memorial
3. Children's Museum of Richmond
4. Tredegar National Civil War Center
5. Marine Raider Museum
6. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
7. Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
8. Meadow Farm Museum
9. Byrd Theater
10. Pamplin Historical Park & the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
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Monument Avenue - Reviews from across the web

No title - user review
The monuments are great to see, but you must be careful of existing traffic. Places to park can also be a concern.However, seeing the monuments of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson,Jeb Stuar...
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i loved it so much - user review
the scenery was beautiful, it was like nothing ive seen ...
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i don't want to go back - user review
i hate this place. it was the most boring place on earth. there was only statues on this boring place. you should have mor...
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Excellent - user review
Along the avenue are statues of Robert E. Lee, JEB Stuart, Stonewall Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Matthew Fontaine Maury and the newest statue of tennis great and Richmond Native Arthur Ashe...
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Great Place - user review
I wish I could walk downtown where I live and see such beauty!!! The statues made the walk much more fun. YOu could almost smell the history as you walked around!!! We had a great...
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Monument Avenue - user review
Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War and Monument Avenue includes statues of some famous figures like Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. But the best feature of Monument Avenue is the statue of the late, great Arthur Ashe. Ashe was a Richmond native and it is really movin...
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best place in Richmond to live - user review
Living on Monument Ave makes you feel safe and secure. Waking up with the green canopy of trees along the boulevard makes one feel as if you are not in the city anymore. One down ...
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Monument Avenue Stroll - user review
Some people never got the memo that Richmond is no longer the Capital of the Confederacy. Then again, it's easy to forget that's part of our past when we have a street of monuments to memorialize the South's former leaders and generals. Ironically, your tour begins with a massive statue of... Arthur...
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Monument Avenue, Richmond | MyTravelGuide.com
Cobblestoned Monument Avenue is the only street in the country declared a national historic site. This is a favorite local spot for talking a walk. After the Civil War, statues were erected on Monument Avenue to honor Confederate heroes. These include Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Robert E....
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--Richmond: A Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary
No houses appeared on the avenue before 1903, but in 1906 Richmond’s City Council approved the extension of the avenue west to Boulevard from its original terminus at Allison Street. As soon as Monument Avenue’s traffic lanes began to be paved with their distinctive asphalt paving blocks...
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Monument Avenue, Richmond - IgoUgo Reviews
Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War and Monument Avenue includes statues of some famous figures like Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. But the best feature of Monument Avenue is the statue of the late, great Arthur Ashe. Ashe was a Richmond native and it is really movin...
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Monument Avenue in Richmond, VA
The largest monument on the avenue is the Robert E Lee lithograph which has been inspired by a painting by artist Adalbert Volck. The monument has been created by the renowned French sculptor Marius Lean Antonin Aercie and depicts a 60 foot sculpture of Lee atop his steed. There is also the Jefferso...
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> Hotels nearby

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Mamma Zu's

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