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Richmond City Guide

The august Southern granddame of Richmond has been Virginia's accompaniment basic aback 1780, and although a breastwork of history, it additionally has all the hallmarks of a alive and avant-garde burghal centre. Acting as an ideal aperture to the blow of the state, a ambit of attractions is aural accessible ability and visitors can get pleasure the neighbouring architect and sounds of the ocean, mountains, battlefields, celebrated colonial Williamsburg, or can alike drive into Washington DC to appointment the nation's capital.

Richmond has played an astronomic role in American history, decidedly as the basic of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Today visitors can get pleasure a host of monuments, battlefields, cemeteries and museums that apprehend aback to the canicule back Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee captivated out adjoin the Union. This is not a burghal ashore in the past, however, and there are abundant avant-garde attractions including an alive nightlife, affluence of restaurants, confined and alfresco concerts. A airing forth the adorable Canal Walk, and forth the adequate Haxall and Kanawha Canals, provides a abundant way to relax and there is additionally the advantage to bolt a boat; some tours accommodate an actual account or there is the 'drive yourself' option.

The cityscape is an absorbing aggregate of avant-garde aerial acceleration appointment complexes apartment banking institutions, Fortune 500 Companies, government offices, hospitals and universities and the added absorbing cobblestone, gas-lit streets belted by 19th-century warehouses and a 300-year old farmers' market, abounding with the aroma of accomplished bake-apple and beginning flowers.