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Libby Hill Park

57 locals recommend ·

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January 7, 2020
Great views of the city and the river. There's also a placard describing "The View that Named Richmond" here.
February 15, 2020
15 min walk. Great view of the river. The view that named the city. Poe's pub is located at the bottom of the hill!
May 12, 2019
The best view in Richmond
November 14, 2019
In 1737, William Byrd II looked out over the James River into the surrounding woodlands and declared that he was reminded of his home upon the Thames, Richmond Hill, England. It was from this site, now Libbie Hill Park, that our Capital city was born and so named, hence its title, The view that…
November 25, 2019
This park in Church Hill has some of the best views of the city and the James River.

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2801 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23223
Phone+1 804-646-0036
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 9:00 PM