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Capitol Square Park, Richmond

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Capitol Square Park is located in Richmond. Put Capitol Square Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Richmond tour planner.
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  • Capitol Square in Richmond is an oasis in the middle of Downtown Richmond. Full of history this park gives you the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and view the historic capitol designed by Thomas Je...  more »
  • My wife and I walked to the Capitol Square Park from our lodging at The Berkeley Hotel, named for the Berkeley estate in Virginia. There are free tours of the Virginia State Capitol building on the ho...  more »
  • Beautiful grounds and beautiful buildings surrounding the square. The Capitol was really one of the most attractive ones I've been in (out of 45 and counting). To be at the spot where Robert E Lee was...  more »
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  • So much history in one place..George Washington! Civil Rights! Edgar Allen Poe! Great monuments. And, added benefit, one of the biggest concentrations of pokestops in the city.
  • The Capitol grounds are beautiful. You can take a tour or walk around by yourself. Incredible architecture. Profound history.
  • Very beautiful place to visit. So much history to see. The grounds are meticulously maintained. Visited during a Segway tour.
  • Great sitting gardens. Bring a book and you might enjoy the day away in fresh air and quiet.
  • Fascinating tour. Beautiful architecture. So much history happened here!

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Richmond boasts a wide array of accommodations, including inns and national chain hotels. Those who want to take full advantage of the city's rich historical heritage should consider staying in the Northside area, home to a number of historic districts, or near the Boulevard, where you can find most of the city's museums. There are a number of apartment vacation rentals available in residential areas of the city; neighborhoods close to Virginia Commonwealth University are generally a safe bet for those wanting to take advantage of lively eateries, quirky stores, and bars.
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