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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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Reviewed today

Basicly its jus a big stone wall with names written on it. Still it gives a hit. Maybe its just the best way to show the cruelty and absurdity of war.

Thank piotrgrodecki
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Out of all the memorials we saw, this one moved me the most. Its not the most elaborate memorial but seeing the wall of names was impactful.

Thank Jessica L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very good tribute to the past soldiers who went unrecognized in previous years. It is a two minute walk from Lincoln so must do for all I say.

Thank Craig R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The memorial is very interesting. It makes a person reflect on the sacrifices people make in the name of our country.

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You cannot go to Washington DC without going to this memorial. I try to go every year I'm in DC. You may not know any names, you may not have been born, but as an American, we must remember the lessons for the Vietnam war....More

Thank KSL1224
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Vietnam Memorial is a special place on the Mall, a stone's throw from the U.S. State Department. For those of us old enough to have experienced the Vietnam War years, the memorial wall is ingeniously designed to reflect the rapid descent into one of...More

Thank Graemeauton
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This memorial is very emotion inducing but also very beautiful. it is nice to see people actively looking for their loved ones on the list. The memorial appears to be well cared for and is visited by many. The school groups were much more respectful...More

Thank Dani H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a good site to see but it's bores the young kids. Still it's a very nice place to visit whilst touring the park.

Thank Jarvisbt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you visit at night or in the rain and fog, the atmosphere is absolutely haunting. The statues almost come to life. An amazing place.

Thank David P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I never go to DC without taking time to visit the memorial. I believe we own a great debt to the many who have served, and died, to protect this life we too often take for granted. And, this is a fantastic artistic expression of...More

Thank Deanie H
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badbob133
28 May 2017|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
I think the Vietnam memorial is between the Foggy Bottom (GWU) and Smithsonian metro stops.
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Nancy D
9 August 2015|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
I think your vet friend needs to fill out an application at the honor flight website. I believe the guardians/escorts are volunteers or staff members of honor flight and anyone accompanying the veteran would have to pay for... More
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Laura W
4 June 2015|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of local hotels, no doubt, very expensive as you can imagine, being the capital. Most, if not all people usually drive in, park up and walk. But if your not to worried about cost, look in this app, it will... More
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