Richmond Downtown Walking Tour

Richmond Downtown Walking Tour

You will receive a compelling story of the origins of Richmond from small tobacco town to Capitol of the Commonwealth on a leisurely 2 hour stroll. Learn about Richmond's role in the Revolution and Civil War, as well as its major prominence in the Civil Rights movement. Each guest will leave with a comprehensive understanding of the city and what to see and do next in RVA.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Jackson Ward, Second Street, Richmond, VA 23219

We begin in historic Jackson Ward known as The Harlem of the South and the Black Wall Street of the SOuth

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The John Marshall House, 818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219-1917

Stop by and hear about the life and contributions of Richmond native John Marshall in the history of the city and country.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Valentine, 1015 E Clay St, Richmond, VA 23219-1527

Visit beautiful Court End, learn about the Wickham and Davis houses, Richmond's pivotal role in the Burr treason trial and Beef Juice!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: White House of the Confederacy, 1201 E Clay St, Richmond, VA 23219-1615

Learn about how Richmond became the capitol of the CSA, the Davis years as President, The Great Evacuation Fire, and Lincoln's visit to Richmond just one day after surrender.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Egyptian Building, 1223 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

Visit the original Medical College of Virginia, hear tales of custodial skullduggery, and how Richmond was a major medical center in the Civil War

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Monumental Church, 1224 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Visit the only church designed by Jefferson's apprentice, hear the horrors of the Richmond Theater Fire, and how Edgar Allen Poe became a true Richmonder

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Executive Mansion, Capitol Square, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

See the second oldest governor's mansion in the US and learn about the monuments Capitol Square. Visit the Civil Rights Memorial and hear the story behind Brown v. The Board of Ed

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Capitol Building, 9th & Grace Sts, Richmond, VA 23219

Hear the story behind Richmond becoming the third capitol of the Commonwealth, how Jefferson's plans for the new building went awry, and the tragedy that befell it in 1870.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Women's Monument : Voices From The Garden, 1000 Bank St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

See the newest addition to Capitol Square. learn about the first European women in the colony, the contributions of 12 prominent women, the arrival of the first Africans and the history of slavery in the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 815 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-3409

Visit the Church of the Confederacy and its Tiffany splendor and end your tour

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Washington Monument, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

See and hear the story behind the proposed mausoleum for the first president and six key figures in the founding of the nation.

Duration: 10 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Head sets promote safe social distancing"



Hora de Inicio: 10:30 AM
Duración: 100 To 120 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Headsets that promote safe distancing

No Incluye

  • Entry/Admission - White House of the Confederacy

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