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Shockoe Bottom overview

Shockoe Bottom is unique for its historical sites and gardens, and known for its theater and museums. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and bar options. Take in some local culture at popular places like Edgar Allan Poe Museum and Museum of the Confederacy. St. John's Episcopal Church and Virginia State Capitol are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a business-friendly getaway, Shockoe Bottom is for you.

Where to stay in Shockoe Bottom

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Shockoe Bottom is the place to go. There are 190 hotels in the Shockoe Bottom area and you can shop as many as 66 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 55%.
  • • 69 2-star hotels with an average price of $43 per night
  • • 93 3-star hotels with an average price of $72 per night
  • • 16 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night

How to get to Shockoe Bottom

Fly in to Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), 5 mi (8.1 km) from downtown Shockoe Bottom. Richmond Main Street Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Shockoe Bottom

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Libby Hill Park
  • • Richmond National Battlefield Park
  • • Ancarrow’s Landing
  • • Capitol Square
  • • Richmond Coliseum
Museums and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Virginia Holocaust Museum
  • • Edgar Allan Poe Museum
  • • Chimborazo Hospital National Historic Site
  • • Museum of the Confederacy
  • • Valentine Richmond History Center
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • St. John's Episcopal Church
  • • Virginia State Capitol
  • • Greater Richmond Convention Center
  • • Science Museum of Virginia
  • • Children's Museum of Richmond

When to visit Shockoe Bottom

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 65°F day, 28°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 42°F night
  • • July-September: 90°F day, 54°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.8 inches
  • • April-June: 11.0 inches
  • • July-September: 13.3 inches
  • • October-December: 9.5 inches