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These scores tell you how well-liked a place is in each Tribe. Gogobot Tribes are groups who share a certain travel style, like Family Travelers or History Buffs.
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- 94%Business Travelers
- 94%Luxury Travelers
- 90%History Buffs
- 87%Local Culture
- 79%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 75%Budget Travelers
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- RichmondCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Aug 26, 2013
Richmond is a unique blend of traditional Southern gentry meets an explosion of alternative/ progressive nonconformity. There is nowhere in this country with such striking differences in subculture and community. I believe Richmond is the birthplace of the "hipster". Growing up here, I always felt a little bit like a fish out of water; however, the "fan", Carytown and downtown areas always shared a familiar sense of angst and creative intrigue.
I will always have a warm place in my heart for this classically historical world, the beautiful tree-lined streets, the memories of farmland replaced by urban sprawl, and the friendly people waving to you on the river by boat, or at the intersection in your car.
A wonderful place to grow up and special place to visit.
- RichmondMember ofLocal CultureLuxury TravelersJan 14, 2013
As the capital of Virginia the city has many buildings that are historically and architecturally important. The city is easy to wander around in and we plan on visiting again to get into more of the history.
- RichmondMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 13Nov 25, 2012
One of the U.S.'s most important historical cities. The state of Virginia has played an over-sized role in the early development of the U.S. For fans of colonial and civil war era Richmond is an absolute must. Check out many fine colonial mansions, and learn more about the civil war and the importance of Richmond, the capitol of the confederacy.
- RichmondOct 12, 2012
I enjoyed the oldness and history of the city immensely. In fact, Richmond really exceeded my expectations in that respect. The historical areas are very walkable for a southern city, although driving around is more challenging for those who don't know the city.
- RichmondFirst to ReviewJul 04, 2012
I just moved from the outskirts of Richmond, and a lot of fun things to do that I miss, but you have to be careful about where you are... The crime can get pretty bad sometimes. One day a friend and I were getting gas at a BP way down Cary Street and there were some drunk men folk loitering at the gas station making sexually suggestive remarks...... (then one dropped their liquor bottle on the ground.. haha) It was humorous, but kinda frightening as well. I really do miss Richmond though.