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Address: 1301 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23298-5067
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Build in 1845, this Egyptian Revival structure is an historic landmark. It is part of the Virginia Commonwealth University (medical school). Located on the corner of Marshall... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Build in 1845, this Egyptian Revival structure is an historic landmark. It is part of the Virginia Commonwealth University (medical school). Located on the corner of Marshall street (between College and N 13th Street), I recommend this detour. Unfortunately I only witness the exterior. I wish I could see the inside.

Thank JLC-mtl2015
Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We could only see it from the outside so there is not much more to say really. It is very good detail and a great photo op but cannot cay much more.

Thank lisajlb
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The building was so interesting from the outside.However, you can't go in because, it belongs to the medical college.

Thank juliet b
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

It's clean and looks newly renovated, some meeting rooms have a kitchen I think. available for meeting between 9-pm, I'm not sure what else happens in this building.

Thank simplyserious01
Upper Midwest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

A standout building, nestled by the MCV student education building and hospital. Don't forget to look inside for the hieroglyphics!

Thank 4MidwestFans
Miami, Florida
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67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Very cool looking building. Next to the VCU buildings. The best thing is, its quick. Take some pics outside and inside lobby. Very unique and interesting!!

Thank Stanley G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

This replica of an Egyptian temple is tucked away between Broad St. and the Medical College of Virginia and you have to know about it to go there. It's worth the trip. The beautiful building is surrounded by a cast iron mummy fence, some with more or less than five toes per foot. Inside are inscriptions, scarabs, and temple-like torches... More 

4 Thank ELAINE L
Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The Egyptian Building is historic architecture incorporated into the MCV/VCU medical complex; I see this building everytime I visit Massey Cancer Center for physical therapy. Built in 1845, this Egyptian Revival building was once the Medical College of Richmond; then it was called the Egyptian Building as part of the Medical College of Virginia. This imposing structure should be included... More 

1 Thank MitziHumphrey
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

So unique, and so interesting to see both outside and in the lobby, esp. I have taken family/friends visiting there as one of the places to see in Richmond quite often.

Thank loving-bears
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2012

The building has many detailed trim paintings and accents.

Thank 1967foodie

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