When you walk or drive down Monument Avenue you are going down one of the most elegant streets in Americal. The architecture, the statues of the Southern Leaders and the wide streets and avenue make this a must see stop while you are in Richmond.
Rude or walk down this street and see all the players of the civil war f r on the south. They added Arthur Ash to try and b a lance all the southern generals. Be a dutiful sculpture worth the drive. Great architecture in the buildings too.
I like walking around Monument Avenue. This is an unique area with six major monuments and many other interesting houses and buildings to see along the way. It's beautiful during the Christmas season with the homes decorated. Easter on Parade or during a marathon are also prime times to get out of your car to see this National Historic Landmark... 更多
My wife and I decided to take a drive up the street to see the 'famous' statues. First we had to manage through some VCU ball game traffic, then the statues were not lit, which you would think the city would want to show them off. The row houses that lined the street were cute though.
Technology old and new could make the drive even better. Two suggestions - 1) offer a 'slow lane' in the lane closest to the statues similar to a swimming pool. Suggest drivers could use their hazard lights to signify tourist status 2) provide an on-line audio tour similar to Bus tours explaining the historical significance of each of the people... 更多