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Richmond has woken up from a very long nap – and we like it. The capital of the commonwealth of Virginia since 1780, and the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War, it's long been an old-fashioned city clinging too tightly to its Southern roots. But an influx of new and creative young residents is energizing and modernizing the community.


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Richmond is a city of vibrant neighborhoods that are steeped in history and now famous for food, murals and outdoors activities on the James River.

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When it comes to getting around Richmond, Virginia, cars are the preferred mode of transportation, but they’re not the only way to navigate the city.

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You don’t need to splurge to have a good time in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, many of this capital city’s top events and attractions are free. 

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Members of No BS Brass Band of Richmond, Virginia perform at Stuart's Opera House, Nelsonville, Ohio, USA in February 2015.; Shutterstock ID 777310318


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