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7/27/20

COVID-19 Update

Explore downtown safely and responsibly via these picture perfect spots!

Check out our updated list of must-see Instagram spots below for specific information regarding COVID-19 safety guildelines!

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Picture Perfect in RVA

Find the best places to photograph and be photographed in Richmond!

Whether you’re visiting Richmond for the first time or enjoying a weekend adventure in the River City you call home, downtown is full of photo ops perfect for creating memories and capturing beautiful moments. From the James to the State Capitol, we’ve narrowed the list down to the top 10 places to photograph and be photographed in Richmond. Share our list or start your own, you never know what you’ll find when you explore downtown through a different lens.

1. Riverfront Canal Walk

Brown's Island or Turning Basin

COVID-19 Update: The Canal Walk is open to the public but Riverfront Canal Cruises has closed for the 2020 season due to COVID-19, more info here.

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2. Main Street Station

1500 E. Main Street

COVID-19 Update: Main Street Station is open and still operating as an Amtrak train station, more info here.

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3. Virginia War Memorial

621 S. Belvidere Street

COVID-19 Update: The Galanti Center and the C. Kenneth Wright Pavilion reopened on June 29 for normal visiting hours. No guided tours will be given. For the health and safety of visitors, no more than fifty visitors will be allowed inside the Memorial at one time. Face masks and social distancing will be required. All in-person tour groups, field trips, programs, and events will continue to be suspended until deemed safe to host on site.

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4. Maggie Walker Plaza

W. Broad & N. Adams Street

5. James River Park Pipeline Walkway

310 S. 14th Street

COVID-19 Update: The James River Park System is open to the public with safe social distancing guidelines in place and not supporting groups larger than 250 people in one location at a time, more info here.

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6. ICA at VCU

601 W. Broad Street

COVID-19 Update: ICA at VCU is open Friday thru Sunday. Find more information regarding their safety guidelines here.

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7. T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge

Brown's Island

COVID-19 Update: The James River Park System is open to the public with safe social distancing guidelines in place and not supporting groups larger than 250 people in one location at a time, more info here.

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8. Shockoe Slip

S. 12th and Cary Streets

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9. Manchester Floodwall Walk

14th Street (parking at Mayo Bridge)

COVID-19 Update: The James River Park System is open to the public with safe social distancing guidelines in place and not supporting groups larger than 250 people in one location at a time, more info here.

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10. Virginia State Capitol

1000 Bank Street

COVID-19 Update: The State Capitol and the Pocahontas building are closed to the public through August 1, 2020. These decisions are being made with the goals of limiting the congregations of people in public places and protecting our employees.

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Plan your next photo adventure with our downtown map!