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Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial

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Address: Anzac Parade, Canberra, Australia
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Don't drive past without a thougjt

.....for all the fallen. All along this street you can see short memorials as you progress up the hill. Walk it....it's worth it.

Reviewed 30 December 2016
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Dublin, Ireland
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Point Cook, Australia
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209 reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We enjoyed walking down Anzac Parade in Canberra and stopping to see the many Memorials, thanks to all the Australians who served in the Vietnam campaign:O)

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

.....for all the fallen. All along this street you can see short memorials as you progress up the hill. Walk it....it's worth it.

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Thank StephenCr0ss
Berlin, Germany
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This simple memorial is sophisticated and thoughtful. Just stop for a few minutes of reflection on the way to the war memorial. an inspired design that has stood the test of time. One of the first memorials that the participant experiences spatially and has the photo engraving as part of the experience

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Thank ChapmanCanberra
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119 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I'm a Vietnam Vet served with 2 Rifle Infantry Battalions...I always leave a little bit more of me everytime I visit here...it's so quite and I can hear my mates voices once again!

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Thank TheAngryAnt
Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We found this to be an emotional monument for us. It has been very well done. It was also quite peaceful, All of the monuments on the Parade are excellent.

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Tasmania, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A very impressive and moving memorial to the servicemen and women that served. Interesting design and good historical info. Was very moved when I visited it.

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Moonee Ponds, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A poignant memorial to those who served in this difficult conflict. Located on the drive leading up to the War Memorial, pause here to remember their service.

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Cowes, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We just happened to wander past this strolling down Anzac Pde and meandered over to have a closer look. Whoever designed this should be covered in kisses - it's wonderful, emotional, moving. Well worth a visit to remember those who lost their lives in Vietnam, or who returned perhaps with physical, mental or physiological issues. We talked about their shameful... More 

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GOLD COAST
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was a very emotional day for me as I was a member of the Royal Australian Artillery involved in this battle. To catch up with mates, some I hadn't seen since leaving SVN in 1967 was wonderful, but it reminded us all of those that were left behind and have recently been returned home. The Memorial itself captures the... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

50th Anniversary of Vietnam Veterans Day, Battle of Long Tan.Visited Memorial Service there, very ceremonial, very welll commemorated, much pageantry. Good day.

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