Hotels in Richmond, Virginia, United States of America - your base to discover the city.
Richmond, the capital of Virginia on the James River, has an interesting historical past. Colonists moved their capital from Williamsburg at the time of the Revolution and re-established it at Richmond. During the Civil War it was named the capital of the Confederacy and was devastated in the final throes of the war. Tobacco has been a major industry as has banking. As well as its historical attractions, the city has many strong cultural links, with a special connection with Edgar Allan Poe, who spent a large part of his life here.