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Ray Charles Plaza

Front Street, Albany, GA
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A Honored Historic Musician

Ray Charles Plaza is a music paradise for those who want to cherish music of the past and the true... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sylvester, United States
Beautiful river front

Ray Charles Plaza is located on Front Street, across from the Hilton Garden Inn. Beautiful walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mexico Beach, Florida
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  • Average8%
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Front Street, Albany, GA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ray Charles Plaza is a music paradise for those who want to cherish music of the past and the true lyrics of its songs for generations to come. Take time to share this experience with yourself and family. The area will give you a great...More

Thank P6039TYcharliec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ray Charles Plaza is located on Front Street, across from the Hilton Garden Inn. Beautiful walking area.

Thank gakats09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unable to check into our hotel with our dog early, after evacuating FL before Irma, we were told of "a park" down the street. There is the large slowly rotating bronze of the great man seated at a piano in a gentle fountain setting; his...More

1  Thank Deb A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Downtown Albany, stop by and see the Ray Charles monument. It's cool to hear the music playing. Great venue to take pics with the river a few steps away. Make sure to stop by the Welcome Center for those that are seeing impaired...More

Thank Mrs_Ware229
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been to Albany in about 20 years. I love this park! A great memorial to a great musician. The memorial plays music, and overlooks the nice riverfront.

Thank IlMaestro712
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a beautiful park down by the river. There are swings and sidewalks winding along the river. The is a beautiful setting of Ray Charles sitting at a rotating piano, his tunes can be heard throughout the park.

Thank attaje
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great park dedicated to Ray Charles. It is a well thought out park that has some cute surprises. What a great place to stop and sit a while.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Watch Ray revolve as his favorite tunes are being played through out the plaza. Comfortable seating shaped into piano keys and enjoy walking on the musical notes as you take in marvelous views of the Flint river. The water fountain is very soothing. Great place...More

Thank Mimi2jaxx
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty little place. Nice boardwalk down to Flint River. Probably a great place in the fall or spring!

Thank Erica M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Passing thru Albany and had to stop here. The grounds were manicured and well maintained. The statue of Ray at the piano is moving, and his songs play continuously from speakers all over the plaza. The river is nearby and a short walk. We sat...More

Thank johnaT3503UD
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