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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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Reviewed today

It is so solemn and breathtaking that you feel ashamed of human nature creating conflicts in the world.

Thank agudiaz64
Reviewed today

This is a memorial to the men and women who died in the Vietnam War fighting on behalf of our country. It is brilliant in its conception and implementation. It personalizes the sacrifice and loss in a way that no edifice or statue ever could....More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed today

A poignant remembrance of the lives lost in Vietnam. This memorial touched the heart strings with a tear or two.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed yesterday

The names of all the soldiers losing their lives in the war are engraved in the black wall and there are directories that tell you where someones name is.

Thank eghdf
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I walked through this beautiful Memorial in silence. The sheer beauty of it was breathtaking not only because of the physical beauty but because of the emotional impact I felt. This is a must see for everyone, young and old.

Thank SGPDX
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fitting tribute/display to those who gave their all. You could feel something as you scanned the wall and took it all in.

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed yesterday

As someone who never served in the military but was the prime age for the draft during Vietnam (until the lottery took me off the draft list), the "wall" is very moving because the 50,000+ names of these heroes (who today would have been my...More

Thank drjedwards
Reviewed 2 days ago

Near Lincoln Memorial, a solemn and moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial stands. The three soldiers standing shoulder to shoulder covered with sweat and bulging arm veins vividly show what these U.S. soldiers were facing in the jungles of Vietnam. The long black marble walls have inscriptions...More

Thank Jae L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is always a stop when we come to Washington. My cousin’s name is on the memorial. It is such a tranquil and solemn place to visit. The Wall honors service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am always struck by the magnitude of this monument. From afar, it looks totally unassuming but once you are there it is tremendously impactful. So many lost lives... There are still books at the entrances where you can look up names of the fallen....More

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badbob133
28 May 2017|
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Response from Jenifer A | Reviewed this property |
Off the top of my head, the Smithsonian stop puts you out right in the middle of the national mall, so you'd still have a bit of a walk. Not too far though.
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Nancy D
9 August 2015|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
I think your vet friend needs to fill out an application at the honor flight website. I believe the guardians/escorts are volunteers or staff members of honor flight and anyone accompanying the veteran would have to pay for... More
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Laura W
4 June 2015|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of local hotels, no doubt, very expensive as you can imagine, being the capital. Most, if not all people usually drive in, park up and walk. But if your not to worried about cost, look in this app, it will... More
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