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Alexandria National Cemetery

1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
+1 703-221-2183
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The Cemetary is breathtaking in scope and in size. One must see the Changing of the Guard at the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BillUsma74
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Canton, Georgia
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Walking through Alexandria National Cemetery is so peaceful! If you want to get right off the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
maryellenruff
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Alexandria, Virginia
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1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
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Reviewed yesterday

The Cemetary is breathtaking in scope and in size. One must see the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to help one appreciate the dedication to service the American Military has embodied for over 225 years.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through Alexandria National Cemetery is so peaceful! If you want to get right off the beaten path in Old Town, its worth a stroll!

Thank maryellenruff
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I think that this place is a big part of USA's story. The soldiers are so serius and I walked and heard in silence. You have to see the change of guard. E' un pezzo della storia di America. Emozionante il cambio guardia

Thank Diletta P
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I was in awe of the amount of people of old that were buried at this graveyard. There were several cemeteries in the general area and there was walking paths to walk through. I have never seen anything like it. Definitely felt like a walk...More

Thank Whiterabbit9
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is wonderful and personal since both my parents and uncles are buried there. So we go to visit them - but we have taken the tours which are very informative. They have a phone app also which is very helpful.

Thank marybG7026IH
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is an extensive cemetery, actually a dozen or so cemeteries. The individual cemeteries are divided by plantings, fences, or walls. All the old churches are represented regardless of religion. Some of the veterans buried are unknown, apparently found on the battlefield and interred. Some...More

Thank eastbyeast2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a little known/talked about national cemetery. I've spent a lot of time in the Northern Virginia area and honestly didn't know it existed. This was right behind my hotel and my room had a view of it so I checked it out. Most...More

Thank coachgt
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

i love this place, great way to honor those who have served our country and learn a bit too. it is metro accessible, make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Thank girlcalledgrey
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a very pretty cemetery with history to tell just south of Old Town, but it is not Arlington, there is not changing of the guard, Kennedy is not buried here and on and on...

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This location truly honors those that have served. What else is important? I have waited my life to see this place. It was so worth it. Truly honored to be there.

Thank Everett M
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explorer3
12 August 2017|
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Response from executivewench | Reviewed this property |
I honestly didn't know Alexandria national cemetery was a thing until about two years ago....i never realized people got the two confused but will endeavor to be clear on descriptions
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