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Hollywood Cemetery

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Address: 412 S Cherry at Albemarle St, Richmond, VA
Phone Number: +1 804-648-8501
08:00 - 18:00
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beautiful day spent in Hollywood Cemetery

interesting, historic, and scenic- beautiful views of the Richmond Skyline and the James River. Many areas of interest and fun discoveries. We look forward to a return trip.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

interesting, historic, and scenic- beautiful views of the Richmond Skyline and the James River. Many areas of interest and fun discoveries. We look forward to a return trip.

Thank playbow42
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was first drawn to this place because of its unusual name, Hollywood. I thought, what association would this cemetery have with the motion picture business? Well, none, as it turns out. It's name comes from that it was abundantly populated by holly trees when it was opened in 1848. If you are a civil war buff visiting Richmond, this... More 

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Fremont, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third trip through this cemetery. There are so many interesting headstones. It's on the banks of the James river. Interesting walk through some very old headstones.

Thank Jeanniejo1
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tourist maps are not very good to get you here but if you have GPS you should have no problem. You can drive around or walk. Look for Confederacy St., park, and just wander. There is a massive rock monument to the Confederate fallen. It's sad to see some of the gravestones fallen to disrepair, and some with names... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

130 acres and over 60,000 buried there including 18,000 confederate soldiers and 3 Presidents. The 90' rock pyramid built to honor the soldiers must be seen in person as a photo does not do it justice. Great tour you can do on your own in your car, bike or walking. Get a map when you go in though. A must-see!!

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Laurel, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like visiting cemeteries for historical perspective, this will fit the bill. The cemetery is very large and you could spend several hours seeing it all. We arrived with only an hour left until closing, so we only saw a small portion. I would have liked it if there had been some map available for independent walking tours, but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are trolley tours and "gem " cars ( like golf carts ) but you must call ahead to find out when and if available. If local, there may be Groupons for same. Regardless a good walk around as it is 130 acres big . Several Presidents including James Monroe and Confederate President Jefferson Davis are there . There is... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I gave this attraction an overall rating of 5 ...if you are a Cemetary Enthusiast. This is an attraction that would definitely appeal to a certain visitor. So, if you are an avid visitor of numerous Nationwide Cemetary visits, such as New Orleans, Beverly Hills, New York....this Cemetary should be on your list due to the historical value to the... More 

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Chester, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Too often we overlook the places that are right before us that hold a lot of history. Such is the case with Hollywood Cemetery. People actually come here with it as a destination because there's so much to take in - graves of Presidents, generals, soldiers, and patriarchs of Richmond all in a serene setting overlooking the James River and... More 

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Virginia Beach, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away in an old neighborhood of Richmond is a history lover's playground. A large beautiful cemetary perched overlooking the James River. Map available to show the location of the many famous people buried there and an explanation of how the cemetery is laid out. Veterans leave coins at the gravesites. Random people and groups adorn the graves with flowers,... More 

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