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Sightseeing in Richmond

Trail
“AMAZING views and street art on the canal walk. If you're into taking photos - you'll definitely want to bring your camera when visiting. There are also canal tours available.”
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Park
“My absolute favorite park in Richmond - the sprawling urban green space features century-old Italian and Japanese gardens, a collection of antique and reproduction carriages, national and state champion trees, wildlife habitats with native Virginia animals like black bears and bald eagles, a Nature Center with giant aquariums and creatures of the James River, and a Farm with goats, pigs, cows and other livestock. Look for special programs and events throughout the year. Whoever you are, you can find something to delight, educate and inspire you at this Richmond treasure. Admission to the grounds and gardens is free. ”
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History Museum
“Wrought from the ruins of the Tredegar Ironworks factory, producer Confederate munitions during the Civil War, the American Civil War Museum is a tour-de-force. Too much to take in during a single visit, it is a life-long learning center. ”
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History Museum
“Historical site. I haven't ventured all the way through it yet, once the little ones get bigger we will. Looks super cool from what I've heard.”
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Capitol Building
“Jackson Ward - one of the oldest black neighbor hoods, even James Brown stayed there some nights. ”
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Monument / Landmark
“This is Richmond! Come walk run or drive historical Monument Avenue, the route of many local races.”
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