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The original area of the cemetery has a vast collection of ornate, 19th-century funerary monuments throughout with the earliest being carved in white marble in a variety of Classical and Picturesque styles. And of course true to the time there are still some elaborate black...More
I live in Richmond and use the cemetery as a place to run on a regular basis. I see many travelers try to make their way through the cemetery with map in hand. The trick is to follow the blue line on the road...It's about...More
I have been to Hollywood Cemetery numerous times and I always see something new each time I go. It is especially spooky at Halloween time. I am amazed at the number of beautiful trees that are there, some of which are original (designed in 1847)....More
This large cemetery has some major historical figures buried here (Confederate President) as well as some quirky spots. Nice location right next to the river too. We even brought the kids and they enjoyed it too.
It may sound a bit morbid to some but strolling through Hollywood cemetery is truly magical. While there is tons of history amongst the headstomes there is a view of the James River that is breathtaking.
What a wonderful place to enjoy an impromptu picnic...More
Make plans to do a tour of Hollywood Cemetery - it is truly a hidden gem just west of downtown Richmond. The grounds could not be more picturesque - spectacular views of the James River, striking arrays of trees, shrubs and flowers plus amazing museum-quality...More
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Richmond is a city where you can be very safe one minute but walking one block over puts you in a dangerous area. Being that you are from the UK, I would suggest that you be cautious and careful. Walking from the Capitol to... More
Richmond is a city where you can be very safe one minute but walking one block over puts you in a dangerous area. Being that you are from the UK, I would suggest that you be cautious and careful. Walking from the Capitol to the museum of the confederacy to the John Marshall House is probably safe during the day. But be careful! Richmond has a rough side.