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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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+1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance...

This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.

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I only got to see this memorial while travelling on a tour bus. It didn't stop, so the view was very quick. I enjoyed seeing it, and thought it was very nice. I wish I had more... read more

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Evansville, Indiana
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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I only got to see this memorial while travelling on a tour bus. It didn't stop, so the view was very quick. I enjoyed seeing it, and thought it was very nice. I wish I had more time to look at the individual statues.

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Katy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The use of statues, greenery and quotes is very humbling at this exhibit. You get a glimpse of our soldiers but then also learn more about what was lost, who was lost and much more. Definitely a must see, but be sure to finish your snack and/or drink before you get to it as the discourage food and drink at... More 

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San Diego, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This memorial looks like soldiers marching thru the field. Very unique monument & well worth the visit. I hear it especially spectacular at night, with the lights shining on the soldiers. Very cool.

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Thank Rose W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a refreshingly original monument to the fallen. The various statues are so life like, one can almost hear the rustle of the undergrowth as they walk through it. It also gives an inkling to what it was like for those who gave their lives. The etched granite / marble memorial wall along side is also incredibly well executed.... More 

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Tahoe City, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Memorial is set right in the middle of the mall, close to everything which makes it more moving because it comes out of nowhere. Striking to see the soldiers in such a casual setting. The wall behind has sand blasted pictures of soldiers and wartime events. It is an easy stop from the Lincoln to Washington and is worth... More 

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Acworth, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What's so nice about the landmarks in DC is they are all right next to each other. Make sure to swing by this one while you are seeing everything else. Definitely worth a stop!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located southeast of the Lincoln Memorial and just south of the Reflecting Pool. It commemorates those who served in the Korean War. You will find 19 different statues of soldiers in addition to a round shaped pool and a black shiny wall of granite on which images of land, sea and troops are shown.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was lovely, but unfortunately a loud school group disrupted our visit. I was disappointed the teachers didn't ask them to be more respectful. That being said...a lovely monument to see on the mall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Korean War Memorial is located only a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial. It is a striking solemn display of US Soldiers on combat patrol. The figures are larger than life, and seem to speak at the visitor as the move along their path in stainless steel. Many bus tour visitors miss this as they are stewarded along... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although I consider all of the memorials in Washington DC between the US Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial is by far my favorite one. Being able to get so close to the statues, the detail on the faces, the rain ponchos and equipment each soldier is carrying is truly breathtaking. Going at night is even... More 

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