Walk in the footsteps of 400 years of history with the Richmond Tour Guys; while being captivated by the colorful stories of Richmond’s past and what it’s become. The Richmond Tour Guys’ free walking tours of Richmond are the perfect way to discover why in 2014 Frommers said “While you weren’t looking, Richmond got cool.” Our tours are acclaimed by locals and visitors who discover fun stories and ways to experience the city like they never have before; exploring and seeing Richmond through new eyes.”
Our most in-depth tour features a tour of the country’s first neo-classical government building designed by Thomas Jefferson and has served as the Commonwealth’s Capital as well as the Capital of the Confederacy. Tour the inside, followed by a walk through Virginia’s People’s Park – home to numerous statues and monuments, as well as Virginia’s Governor’s Mansion continuously occupied by Virginia’s Governors since 1813.
Reservations required. Reserve your spot at: http://www.richmondtourguys.com/capitol_tour
Virginia’s State Capitol
George Washington Equestrian Monument and almost-tomb
The Executive Mansion
The Civil War warning bell
Statues of notable Virginians
The Civil Rights monument in Richmond
When: Sundays 3 PM (be at meetup spot at least 10 minutes prior). Tour begins at 3 PM sharp.
Cost: The tour is free, but it is customary to tip your guide at the conclusion of your tour.
Where it begins: Meet your guide at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (815 E Grace St., Richmond, 23219)
Parking: Free street parking on weekends and several paid garages surrounding.