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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution

Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Though amidst a number of other historical sites, the tomb is one of a kind. It's the only memorial to the unknown heroes of the American Revolution.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As long as you've come all this way to see all the history Philadelphia has, make a quick stop here to check out the park! It's well cared for and very pleasant. This is where they buried all the unknown soldiers from both sides who...More

Thank Goophygirl
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stumbled upon this by accident - it was hidden in one of the brochures, and what a touching memorial! Washington Square is one of the 5 squares designed by William Penn. During the Revolutionary War - more than 2000 soldiers were buried in mass...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located less than a block from Independence Hall, in a very nice park. The crowds are not as bad as the other historical sites. Highly recommend visiting.

Thank wheelj06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such as amazing and beautiful display, definitely worth the walk through the park. Not to congested, picture worthy.

Thank Ralph0406
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is only a short walk away from the Liberty Bell and is worth every step to take to get there. If you are in the area stop by and reflect and relax in the beautiful park that this is in!

Thank kao4577
Reviewed 9 June 2017

...to go to this memorial. This is where 1,000s were buried. Worth the extra block or two from the other historical sites.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is worth a few minutes if you are visiting Independence Hall or the Liberty Bell, it is only a few blocks away in a beautiful park. A simple memorial and a good reminder of the sacrifices made.

Thank nlb21903
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This memorial is a good reminder of how much was sacrificed by those who fought so that we could have an independent nation, and it is located in a lovely strolling park.

Thank pastry-traveler
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is situated in Washington Square Park, a beautiful national park. The park was itself is one of the original parks laid out by William Penn. While in the park the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a must see,...More

1  Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It is easy to forget everyone that gave their life to make this country free. Stop by this park to take a break and have some reflection time. The memorial is nice during the day, but even better at night. The eternal flame produces some...More

Thank jediknight101
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