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Korean War Veterans Memorial

10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-426-6841
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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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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“their faces” (158 reviews)
“soldier statues” (88 reviews)
“moving tribute” (113 reviews)
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10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday

I was so impressed with all the Veterans Memorials in USA and the respect USA people have for the Veterans

Thank 164jennyk
Reviewed yesterday

All of war memorials are great to see in DC, but this one is especially moving as the bronze statues give one a sad feeling of the what is must feel like to be a solider in war.

Thank drastler
Reviewed yesterday

One of the must sees while in Washington DC. Easy to get to and near many other sites. Very moving to see the statues of the soldiers

Thank LukesDad761
Reviewed yesterday

Loved this memorial, especially for its unique walking path. We were there on an especially hot afternoon (planning meant go then or don't!) and the shade was nice.

Thank Dreamin80
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great monument in daylight but so much better at night when all the soldiers come alive in the light.

Thank anders l
Reviewed yesterday

Dad was a Korea Vet, he never got to see this. It is different, with statues walking as if they're on patrol. Korea is often called the forgotten war, it wasn't fought by the "greatest generation" or by the "boomers," it was fought by a...More

Thank minn_traveler612
Reviewed yesterday

One of the most striking memorials on the mall, the visuals of men on the lines and faces on the wall are extraordinary. This little understood war becomes real.

Thank JMBT2013
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For those that know the history of the Korean War and the conditions in which our soldiers operated, this memorial grouping statues of larger tha life soldiers is haunting, especially when viewed in bad weather. Even in bright sunshine and to those just learning our...More

Thank BethD697
Reviewed yesterday

This is a very moving memorial that is almost literally overshadowed by the much more well known memorial of the Vietnam war. Highly recommended.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed yesterday

This memorial is definitely an "understated" tribute to the men and women who fought for our country in the Korean War. It consists simply of an a half dozen or so statutes of soldiers on patrol in Korea. Nothing exciting is happening. Nothing important is...More

Thank Thomas C
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mhyer
20 October 2016|
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Response from oldpo | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your service. There is no special daily event that is part of the monument although some service organizations meet there infrequently. Be advised that the winding path that ascends the monument has about 100... More
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Nancymahlerkern
23 August 2016|
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Response from DjDan48 | Reviewed this property |
There is so much to see for free, that you will not have to pay for much. Eating is not the cheapest anywhere, but you're in DC. They're spending your money faster than you can! Enjoy!
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Nancymahlerkern
23 August 2016|
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Response from mmtcjacob | Reviewed this property |
The memorials are free, if you want to go up into the Washington Monument I would find out what day you will be there and pay the small fee online and get them ASAP!!
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