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Ray Charles Plaza

Front Street, Albany, GA
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Passing through town

Years ago I heard of this place and wanted to stop by but time didn't permit. Today I'm traveling... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Terrie C
,
Thorsby, Alabama, United States
via mobile
Great place!!

Really enjoyed my time at the Ray Charles Plaza. Great place to relax and enjoy his music. While... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
KellieJenkins
,
Warner Robins, Georgia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“the river” (30 reviews)
“music playing” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Front Street, Albany, GA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Years ago I heard of this place and wanted to stop by but time didn't permit. Today I'm traveling through with friends and we stopped. The park is very nice and unique, it's very artsy. You can sit in a swing and enjoy the view...More

Thank Terrie C
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time at the Ray Charles Plaza. Great place to relax and enjoy his music. While you're there, check out the riverwalk area. Beautiful views of the Flint River.

Thank KellieJenkins
Reviewed 3 October 2017

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 October 2017

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

Thank gakats09
Reviewed 23 September 2017 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 21 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 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 11 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 16 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
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