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Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour
"Meet your guide outside the Arlington Cemetery Metro Station and begin your morning with a walk through Arlington National Cemetery while learning the history of the grounds once the property of General Robert E Lee. Experience the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and visit to the grave site of John F Kennedy and the Eternal Flame where John F Kennedy is buried alongside his wife Jackie Onassis Kennedy and brothers Robert F Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.After a couple of hours at Arlington hop on a coach bus and travel around Washington DC to visit the Capitol
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Morning Monuments Tour of Washington DC
"After pickup at your hotel or local accommodations meet the guide and the rest of the tour group at the National Archives Building to begin this comprehensive 3-hour tour around and through the nation’s capital Washington DC. Travel aboard an air-conditioned motor coach with an expert local guide who knows the city of Washington DC inside and out.On this 3-hour morning tour visit the most popular monuments memorials and museums in DC. Drive by 30 of DC’s top sites with stops at 12 of them
From $60.00
 
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise
"Meet your guide at the National Archives Building on Pennsylvania Avenue and travel around Washington DC by bus to visit the Capitol White House and all the major memorials (full list of stops available in the Itinerary section). At each stop your expert guide will hop off with you to personally escort you through the sights providing insightful background and answering questions alon stop for lunch (at your expense) and a shopping break at the Pentagon City Mall. Itinerary During your tour your guide will walk you through the following sights:The US Capitol Building (exterior) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Dr Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Korean Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memoria"""Explore the best of Washington DC with a guided bus and walking tour of the city's top sights plus a (seasonal) river cruise out of Georgetown. This 6 hour tour includes photo stops at the White House and Capitol guided tours of many of the monuments including the Lincoln Memorial
From $69.00

Most Viewed General in Richmond

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Skyline

Another good vantage point is the observation deck of the new (in Richmond terms) City Hall. Since 11 September 2001, you sign in on the ground floor and then take the lift up to the 17th floor...
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Historical Sites

Some people say that constructing new buildings at or near the Jackson Ward area is a sacrilege and it encroaches on the neighbourhood. The best option is to revitalise old delapidated buildings with...
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Unique Neighbourhoods

Shockoe Bottom was for many years strictly an industrial neighbourhood (many tobacco warehouses used to line the streets) that is now home to a bunch of Richmond's finest nightclubs and restaurants....
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personal memories

This visit really materialised out of nowhere. In mid-August, David e-mailed me saying he had tickets to the 10 September 2005 Richmond NASCAR race. Knowing had a long-standing invitation to stay at...
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Statues & Monuments

One of the most interesting facts that I learned during my tour of the Virginia Capital building is that Virginia has the largest number of Presidents of the United States! George Washington Thomas...
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Surprisingly international cuisine

Richmond is most well-known for its monuments to Confederate heroes, being the national capital of the Confederacy, its park-like Capitol Square, the architecture of many old buildings, and its sense...
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Closed down restaurants

Restaurant Name: Brasilian Cafe (closed: late 2005) Ironically enough, this short-lived Brazilian restaurant was located cattywampus from the J.E.B. Stuart statue on Monument Avenue. Maciek,...
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Capitol Extension

Virginia's official state seal has the Latin phrase Sic Semper Tyrannis, or "thus ever (or always) to tyrants." It is often misinterpreted as "Death to Tyrants", and both seem fairly applicable to...
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Famous Foods of Virginia Cookies

This is one Richmond institution that stubbornly hangs on in the ashes of Miller & Rhoads, Thalhimer's, Azalea Mall, and Sixth Street Marketplace. Since 1899, the sweet smells of the Famous Foods...
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Richmond Flood Wall

The Richmond Flood Wall serves as a protective concrete wall against a sizeable flood. The flood wall is 15-25 feet (4.6-7.6 m.) tall. The Flood Wall has two overlooks on the Southside and several...
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Miller & Rhoads and Thalhimer's

Folks, I'm not real big on shopping, but Miller & Rhoads and Thalhimer's were real downtown Richmond institutions. I can remember when I was real young, in the days before there was a Taco Bell...
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Cloverleaf Mall

I would agree to avoid this area at all costs. The whole area has fallen into decline. Hopefully the correct developement could save it, but that doesn't seem to be the wishes of the leaders involved...
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Easter Parade

This is not the kind of parade where you have some guy dressed like the Easter bunny riding a float with an off-key high school band in tow. At this party, it's the folks who make the parade. The...
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C.F. Sauer's

While every old Richmond institution seems to be going by the wayside: even FFV Cookies is moving to a different part of the state, the Sauer's plant still remains at 2000 West Broad Street where it...
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Top Hotels in Richmond

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101 W Franklin St, Franklin & Adams Sts, Richmond, Virginia, 23220, United States
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100 S 12th St, Richmond, Virginia, 23219, United States
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5406 Glenside Drive, 23228
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9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, Virginia, 23235, United States
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500 E Broad St, Richmond, Virginia, 23219, United States
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201 Arboretum Place, (formerly AmeriSuites), Richmond, Virginia, 23236, United States
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Top Things to Do in Richmond

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Canal Walk

Capt. Christopher Newport landed in what is now known as Richmond, Virginia on May 24, 1607. Newport was part of the original settlement that had just landed at Jamestown. Along with 21 crew members,...
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Capitol Square

Fascinating state capital, from 17779, surprised to see references inside to the House of Burgess and the paintings and statues of our founding fathers. Capital is in the center of capital square on a...
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Hollywood Cemetery

The beautiful, serene landscape makes this cemetery one of Richmond’s most visited places. The setting is so beautiful that if somebody had not started burying people there when they did, it might...
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Old City Hall

the old city hall was built in 1894. it was the first major construction project in the city of richmond after the civil war. this beautiful high victorian gothic building was designed by architect...
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White House of the Confederacy

This attraction is in the middle of Downtown Richmond with near to impossible parking spaces available. Parking or should I say No parking signs are not marked clearly and it is very easy to obtain a...
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Monument Avenue

Monument Avenue was oringinally conceived during a site search for a memorial statue of General Robert E. Lee after his death in 1870. City plans as early as 1887 show the proposed site, a circle of...
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"Revolutionary and Civil War History"
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"Richmond (A city of diverse history)"
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