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Tomb of the Unknowns

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 877-907-8585
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Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in Arlington National Cemetery honors unidentified American soldiers from the two World Wars and the Korean War.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't miss it, if you go to the Arlington cemetery. Try and get a good vantage point for the changing of the guard ceremony

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Goes along with my Arlington review. It is a must see if you go to Arlington cemetery. What a commitment these guys make.

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The cvasi quitness and respectful mourning is making you think that we should be more humble and thankful for everything that we take it for granted! Freedom is not free! God bless them all thar sacrifice! Neculai

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every American should view a changing of the guard and feel the enormous weight of sacrifice and high honor on display at the Tomb.

Thank mrdeanm1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every 30 minutes the guards change. There are areas around if you need to walk but just watching the Soldiers was fascinating! Recommend

Thank Chris3881
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The set up of this beautiful monument inspires you to stop and take it all in. I was lucky enough to be present for a memorial service and was so moved by the respect shown for the service men and women by all.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with a group. Was fortunate to see a laying of a wreath. Apparently the guard changes every half hour. A group of veterans from Indiana were there to honor their unknown dead. It was very moving.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a special event an unique to America. Every Patriotic American that appreciates the sacrifices made by our military men and women should witness once in their life. Make this a bucket list item.

Thank boats82
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually got to see the changing of the guard when we visited. The Tomb itself was beautiful and the whole place is absolutely beautiful.

Thank Judy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Watching the ceremony and pondering the ultimate sacrifices of the countless soldiers who died protecting our freedoms - somber and thought provoking

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Craig N
6 May 2018|
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Response from PAC626 | Reviewed this property |
I would research directly with the visitors center on site. You may need a special pass or invitation and possibly security clearance in this day and age. If you are staying nearby at a hotel, a hotel concierge may be able... More
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Martha T
2 July 2017|
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Response from Jake D | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 10 minute walk depending on your pace. Just note that it is kind of steep so have good walking shoes and drink water as it can get hot
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Starrlee316
13 July 2016|
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Response from Paula L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I took lots of photos - assume you could video too
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