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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday

Albeit one of the simplest memorials on the grounds of the mall, it was by far for me the most emotional of the bunch - to see that many names who gave their lives for our country in a war many say should of never...More

Thank traveloftenforfun
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Reviewed yesterday

I have gone to the Vietnam Memorial numerous times and each time am struck by the sheer loss. The first time I went was during its inauguration, the weather was like a monsoon and it seemed appropriate.

Thank lrk365
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Inspiring, powerful, beautiful. A great reminder of how many people have given the greatest sacrifice for others. Definitely a place I recommend seeing in person.

Thank Ldominici
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a special stop on our visit to DC. So many outstanding things to see and do...this was at the top of our list and we loved it...so sad.

Thank Spicole
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Reviewed yesterday

The wall is a stunning reminder of all of those who sacrificed their lives in service to this country.

Thank greeneydscot
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a memorial to a war which began a very long time ago and only ended recently. However there is no judgement in the memorial which is a good thing. It is a tribute to the fallen done silently, in dark polished stone with...More

Thank Subroto M
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Reviewed yesterday

This attraction is a must see in DC. Even if you have no ties to the war, you will be moved and maybe brought to tears walking along the wall, reading notes and messages people have left for their loved ones. A VERY moving experience.

Thank lovecabo2018
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Reviewed yesterday

You hear so much about this and to just look at it does not do it justice. Luckly we had an amazing tour guide (Aaron Killian) to explain the details of the wall. The path you walk, the Hope, Faith and Love statue, but most...More

Thank Donna K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you remember the times around the war in Viet Nam, you will be awed. If you don't because it's a long time ago, you will be awed still. The memorial is austere, but so very completely honours those who gave their last for that...More

Thank Marc N
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Extremely moving experience for me. I served there in 1967, such a wasted nondeclared ‘war.’ Over 50,000 men lost their lives.

Thank Sonny M
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Welsh_Bev
31 May 2018|
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Response from Dani H | Reviewed this property |
If you are just looking at this one memorial it will not take more than 20-30 minutes. However the memorials are all very close and in walking distance.
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badbob133
28 May 2017|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
I think the Vietnam memorial is between the Foggy Bottom (GWU) and Smithsonian metro stops.
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Nancy D
9 August 2015|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
I think your vet friend needs to fill out an application at the honor flight website. I believe the guardians/escorts are volunteers or staff members of honor flight and anyone accompanying the veteran would have to pay for... More
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