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Hollywood Cemetery

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412 S Cherry at Albemarle St, Richmond, VA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This cemetery is very different. The gardens are beautiful. I have never seen anything so unique, and yet it tells tell

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 736shelbyj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see if visiting Richmond. Many famous people and Presidents buried here. You’re allowed to drive through. I enjoyed walking it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bubbaintexas
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fascinated by so much history reflected on the headstones at Hollywood Cemetery. A great place to visit if one is a history buff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jf1107
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jlawrence15
Reviewed 11 December 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tabitha S
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robb M
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Hollywood Cemetery is a beautiful, winding walk through history. The paved road is hilly, but there is a lot of shade as well as places to rest.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sparx770
Reviewed 28 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard C
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Response from Debi K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we take our 3 there. Just be respectful, and clean up.
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Response from Hot-tea-and-Scones | Reviewed this property |
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
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