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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Phone Number: +1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance...

This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.

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See it during the day and also at night.

By seeing this memorial both in daylight and the dark, you get a very different perspective. During the day, it is easier to view the photo wall but at night the soldiers "walking... read more

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

By seeing this memorial both in daylight and the dark, you get a very different perspective. During the day, it is easier to view the photo wall but at night the soldiers "walking patrol" looks eerie.

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Highland MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the walk in the area, this is a respectful tribute to those that gave the ultimate sacrifice. Thanks to all that served in this war.

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Houthalen, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Along the mall there are several memorials. Although the Korean war is long over, its good to look back and learn from the mistakes of the past.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is a must-stop for Washington DC tourists. Realizing the loneliness of war depicted by these larger than life statues creates emotion beyond description. Make sure you make time for the loop that includes Korean and the Lincoln and Vietnam Memorials.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

located southeast of the Lincoln Memorial. It commemorates those who served in the Korean Wa(1950) Within the walled triangle are 19 stainless steel statues weighs nearly 1,000 pounds (500 kg). The figures represent a platoon on patrol, drawn from each branch of the armed forces; fourteen of the figures are from the U.S. Army, three are from the Marine Corps,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is truly a sight to see. Wow! Do not miss the opportunity to pay tribute to our fallen heroes and allies. This shouldn't take you long, but don't go to D.C. without paying your respects.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seeing this memorial gave me goose bumps, the statues were so artistic and authentic. Make sure to get some pictures of this memorial to remember how cool it was.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like the conflict it memorializes, this location doesn't get the attention it deserves, but it is a very nice memorial to those brave souls who served our country. (Hint: while most people spend their time concentrating on the sculptures of the soldiers -- and deservedly so -- just in front of and to the right of the "point man" there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a most awesome memorial, best to be viewed at dusk with a little fog. It is eire how the soldiers looked so real with the fog.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very impressive memorial. The sculptures of the soldiers gives you a feeling of their courage in the harsh battle conditions of the Korean War. Equally impressive is the number of older veterans in their wheel chairs visiting the memorial.

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