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Living in Richmond, VA

Virginia's capital, Richmond, is located in the central part of the state and has a rich history notably documented by its many historical sites and museums. History also shows up in the architecture here, where classical themes mingle with contemporary design elements in buildings and homes throughout the landscape. There are plenty of public and private schools in Richmond, Virginia, as well as numerous colleges and universities.

Things to Do

A busy and thriving area, Richmond, Virginia, has an abundance of great restaurants, bars, and attractions, so there is always something fun and exciting to do. Dance the night away at one of the amazing nightclubs located in the heart of the city. During the day, take a trip to a museum. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has an ever-changing rotation of unique artwork for you to admire, while the Science Museum of Virginia offers hands-on scientific experimentation. If your kids are in tow, take them to the Children's Museum of Richmond, which features puppet shows, a large play area, and story time fun. You can also take a quick trip outside the city to Kings Dominion, the area's largest amusement park. 

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Richmond Real Estate

People living in Richmond, Virginia, get to choose from a variety of dwellings. Homes for sale in Richmond include houses, apartments, and condos available in an array of traditional and modern styles. Ample parking can be found in the city, so it's usually easy to find a place to park when you come home from work or back from running errands.

White mansion in Richmond, VA

Transportation and Travel in Richmond

You can bike or walk to get where you need to go in your Richmond neighborhood. When you need to venture to another neighborhood in the city, drive your car, take a cab, or ride one of the Greater Richmond Transit Company's many buses that travel throughout the city, making all of Richmond City real estate easily accessible. There is a paratransit service in Richmond that allows residents with disabilities to get the transportation they need to get where they need to go. The vehicles are equipped with wheelchair ramps and other forms of equipment that may be needed to make transportation easier for the residents. The railway is also a convenient option for residents because as there is an Amtrak station right in the heart of Richmond.


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  • For an exciting night on the town, head downtown where you will find a variety of hip nightclubs, bars, and restaurants to choose from.
  • Catch a wide variety of touring acts, including wrestling, car racing, stand-up comedians, and concerts at the Richmond Coliseum.
  • Art lovers love to tour the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, featuring a rotating set of unique artwork, while science fans head to the Science Museum of Richmond, which offers plenty of interactive exhibits to get your hands dirty. Children thoroughly enjoy the Children’s Museum of Richmond.
  • Check out the roller coasters, water park, and entertainment at nearby Kings Dominion.


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