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Netherlands Carillon

Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA
+1 703-289-2553
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right next to the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, the Carillon hosts daily automated bell concerts twice a day at noon and 6. Live concerts on Sundays and other times during the summer. Fun location for children to run around. Easy parking. Short drive rom...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Come by just before the hour so you can hear them too. The gardens around them are a less busy place too. Gives you a quiet break from your touring.

Thank Ontario76
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Located near the Marine Corps Memorial, the Carillon provides many terrific views of the area. We were lucky to be there as the bells chimed, which made our visit better.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Carillon and the adjacent Marine Corps Memorial are walkable from Arlington National Cemetery or from Rosslyn Metro Station. The view is one of the best in the Washington area, featuring the Potomac, Mall, and Capitol in the distance. The Carillon grounds have tulips in...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The carillon is located adjacent to the Marine Corps War Memorial, right next to Arlington National Cemetery, and was gifted to the United States by the people of the Netherlands as thanks for US support during World War II. The bells chime on the hour...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

You can visit it while walking to the Marine memorial, but it's uninspiring and I wouldn't go out of your way to see it

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's hard to tell what it is at first, just between the long walk in Arlington Cemetery and The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, its the perfect place to take a break and relax, big open field, sweet bells!

Thank JimDeBerry
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The Carillon is a wonderful gift from The Netherlands for assistance by the US during WWII. The Carillon concerts throughout the summer are terrific, and just being there when the Carillon chimes the time every 15 minutes is lovely. This is adjacent to the Iwo...More

Thank HJC404
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I walked here late at night since it was close to our hotel and the views were amazing. We sat for a little while and enjoyed the views and all the airplanes coming in! Great place for views of DC.

Thank jessta7
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I never knew of this until we passed it on our walk from the Iwo Jima memorial to Arlington cemetery. It had a neat little write up about how this was a gift from the Netherlands to the US for their aid in the war....More

Thank Annie-Ryan T
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