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The Philadelphia Korean War Memorial

1609 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3032
+1 215-463-5800
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More history in Philadelphia - is this the best use of money?

Visited for a few minutes during the cold spell. Interesting and well done and close to the Viet... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim R
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Excellent. Should be in D.C.

Went to Philly, Aug. 2016. All I can say is that Philly knows how to do monuments and memorials... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
apatriot73
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Massachusetts
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3 days ago
“More history in Philadelphia - is this the best use of money?”
14 Sep 2017
“Excellent. Should be in D.C.”
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1609 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3032
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited for a few minutes during the cold spell. Interesting and well done and close to the Viet Nam, Irish and Scotch memorials. Maybe it makes more sense to build fewer and smaller memorials and spend the dollars on supporting the Korean Vets who need...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Went to Philly, Aug. 2016. All I can say is that Philly knows how to do monuments and memorials. You may think you were in D.C.

Thank apatriot73
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the memorial as part of a walk along Penns landing. It is behind Spruce park. We were alone there and I thought how sad. I thought the Korean War was largely forgotten. Suddenly lots of people turned up, servicemen and families. Good to...More

Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This, much like the Scottish Memorial, is a quaint, small, quiet memorial that's overshadowed by another, in this case the Vietnam Memorial. It's very intimate and touching, which is nice for a place as empty as this.

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a great memorial to the Korean War. It is in the Penn Landing's area and just walking around, you are surprised to see it there. You can take 15-20 minutes and examine this memorial. It is beautiful and they did a great job...More

Thank allyouneedistara
Reviewed 3 June 2015

TripAdvisor indicates the Korea War Memorial is at 1609 Snyder Avenue. I visited another two blocks south of Market Street, near the 2nd Street Metro station. I stayed at Hilton Penn’s Landing (highly recommended), coincidentally, the week of Memorial Day. The concierge informed me of...More

2  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This memorial is very close to the Vietnam war memorial. As part of your visit to Penn's Landing, include it as part of the stroll, The walk was featured in our guide book, and very well done. After the visit, we went to the Irish...More

1  Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed 22 April 2015

No matter where you come from, a veteran or just a protected citizen. This is a wonderful tribute to the hero's from the Korean war. Tall pillar structures make this quit a display, The location is lovely! Park benches with shade trees and gardens everywhere....More

1  Thank s w
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Visitors to this small but tastefully presented memorial will see a representation of the trials that faced our brave soldiers and marines in this often overlooked and little understood war. It is worth the time to visit and appreciate their efforts,

Thank Phillymark2011
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Among bustling city of Philadelphia- a nice place to reflect/ unwind.- dotted with flowers and historic black and white photos you have a chance to see history up close. Benches are nearby- and waterfront is a 2 minute walk. The bridge over to New Jersey...More

1  Thank ilene s
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