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“It's the Pentagon”
Review of The Pentagon

The Pentagon
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Day Tour of Arlington Virginia
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US Army and Pentagon Tour in Washington DC
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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials
Ranked #8 of 106 things to do in Arlington
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Owner description: The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense are housed in the massive Pentagon, whose five wedge-shaped sections represent the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you're in the area it is very neat to stop by and see the Pentagon. It is still the world's largest, non-highrise office building, but it is as much a part of our culture as any other building there. Tours can be hard to get, but if you get one expect to do a lot of walking along the corridors while viewing America's military history. There's not a lot of rooms you can duck into to check it out on the tour because, like I just mentioned, it is an office building and people are busy working. The building is impressive enough from the outside; it is simply massive and I don't think it's size gets conveyed well in a film's overhead shot. Don't expect to take too many selfies outside the Pentagon either, they have no photography signs posted around the building with the exception of the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial. But if you're lucky enough to get a tour or are in the area, check it out.

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

We were at the Pentagon to see the 9/11 memorial. I was not sure if there was tour of the Pentagon itself, but just seeing it in person was enough for me. It is an amazing building.

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

We rocked up expecting to be able to take photos and have a bit of a look at,the place, but you can't take photos anywhere near the place. We also didn't walk to the memorial as,it was a fair distance away. So we just had a look and left.

Thank Debbie A
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

You can take your picture in front of a podium with a picture of the Pentagon in the background so it looks "official". Yes, you do not get much time to read and look at the exhibits but I'm sure there's a reason why. After the tour you can go see the memorial which is nice (except when it's hot). You have to go through your Senator to get tickets in advance. The metro will take right there as well.

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Reviewed 25 June 2014

A great experience and well worth a visit. Although the tour only lasts for about an hour and you don't really have time to look at some of the great exhibits they have inside the areas we were toured around, it was really interesting to find out and understand a bit more about the pentagon. You have to request a booking online prior to your visit and will be advised by email if your request has been successful - you can not just turn up and get in......it is the Pentagon afterall! The memorial garden is worth a visit too, a very somber and reflecting experience.

Thank JACox
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