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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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+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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Lovely monument

This was lovely, but unfortunately a loud school group disrupted our visit. I was disappointed the teachers didn't ask them to be more respectful. That being said...a lovely... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was lovely, but unfortunately a loud school group disrupted our visit. I was disappointed the teachers didn't ask them to be more respectful. That being said...a lovely monument to see on the mall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Korean War Memorial is located only a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial. It is a striking solemn display of US Soldiers on combat patrol. The figures are larger than life, and seem to speak at the visitor as the move along their path in stainless steel. Many bus tour visitors miss this as they are stewarded along... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although I consider all of the memorials in Washington DC between the US Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial is by far my favorite one. Being able to get so close to the statues, the detail on the faces, the rain ponchos and equipment each soldier is carrying is truly breathtaking. Going at night is even... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Korean War Memorial is very well done, and the figures make it more than just names. It's is a very well done and touching monument to the sacrifice of these men.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

More beautiful statues standing in foliage that creates a sense of how it must have been. Eerily serene scene in this wonderful area of a majestic and proud capital city. Second visit to Washington. Love it. Strudders of Worcester, England

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The statues of this Korean War memorial are interesting, expressive and detailed. It is a place of peace and quiet where many come to find a long lost connection with the past or lost relatives.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For me this is the best war memorial ever as the statues are very evocative, it really gives an impression of how the soldiers in this war must have felt. It does not take long to visit as was particularly beautiful in the snow.

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Bogor, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

i visited this memorial last autumn, November 2016. The panorama was so fascinating. Some sculpture with the yellow and oranye trees and the background. Love it very much. It was a short visit to this memorial which located near Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool. I spent time relaxing at an outdoor coffe shop, saw some birds, and airplanes which taken... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This memorial is particularly good to visit on a rainy evening. The lighting allows one to walk among the men in their ponchos providing somewhat of a sense of being there with them.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I thought this monument was fascinating. They way in which these men are arranged, appear real and I can vividly imagine these heroic men in the landscape fighting. Great tribute.

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