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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
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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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The design of this memorial is one that is very somber and thought provoking. I would like to go back when I have more time to really take it in completely. I was most impressed... read more

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Barrie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The design of this memorial is one that is very somber and thought provoking. I would like to go back when I have more time to really take it in completely. I was most impressed with the veteran volunteers who were assisting those conducting their own research and looking for the names of loved ones.

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a little bit of different than most of the memorials in the city. Looking at the statures makes you stop and think of exactly what our men and women went through in a very foreign land. Take time to take a closer look at the statues. Beautifully done.

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Panglao Island, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My grandfather was somebody who served during the Korean war as well, so I felt connected to this because maybe some of the names inscribed were his fellow soldiers at some point. The statues were an awesome touch.

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Fort Worth TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The impact of this memorial lighted up at night will really stay with you - do not miss it. BE sure to notice the reflection of soldiers in the wall behind them.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This memorial is so unique & so awesome! It's so close to the Lincoln Memorial & a must see! You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Katrinka513
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this Memorial. The spread of the statues throughout the vegetation perfectly encapsulates the image of the Korean War. And the subtle etching of the human aspect of the war in the dark marble wall was hauntingly beautiful. Liked that the sacrifice of all the UN forces was acknowledged equally with the US casualties.

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Homestead, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking at the faces of these tired, haunting, and handsome men marching through mud, at the request of S. Korea to help...we stepped up and these beautiful men lost their lives. A must see.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide almost decided not to attend this because the temp was dropping ..32° rainy and getting late because we had a reservation for dinner. So happy she changed her mind. With the cold and the rain and a "little bit" of the fog coming off the water on the ground around the soldiers...This made it life like and... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It doesn't quite feel the same during the day so be sure to plan a night-time visit. The way it's eerily lit and the shadows are sure to give you the chills. You almost feel as though you are a part of this patrol. I also recommend a visit to the Marine Corps Museum and the Frozen Chosin Exhibit.

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Moultrie, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nicely organized memorial to soldiers who fought and died in Korea. Especially liked the soldier statues in the grass. Made it feel real.

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