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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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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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Interesting memorial to Korean war veterans

Interesting memorial to KOREAN war veterans showing a platoon of soldiers walking thru live bushes. This is a outstanding memorial depicting the usual activity of veterans during... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting memorial to KOREAN war veterans showing a platoon of soldiers walking thru live bushes. This is a outstanding memorial depicting the usual activity of veterans during this war.

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San Benito, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This memorial was so REAL that I could not stop looking at it. The soldiers were so "life like" with their panchos and radios and guns. Every face was different. Every expression was different. They looked like they were walking thru the marsh looking for the enemy. Totally AWESOME! Highly recommend you go see this if you're in DC.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is very striking during the day and will give you some goosebumps, but the memorial at night is awe inspiring and spooky at the same time. The statues are like apparitions in the light and the reflection of them in the wall makes it appear as if there are twice as many. The honor wall... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even without much knowledge of Korean war, this war memorial has effect on you to transport to that era. The statues of soldiers in various positions are so engaging, they seem to have questions in their eyes and power to show the slice of their lives. If visiting Lincoln memorial, it’s an added bonus to see this.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As if the monument isn't strong enough during the day nighttime gives it even more power. You really feel like you are there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located near the Lincoln Memorial and the Vietnam War Memorial, the Korean War Memorial is one of my favorites. The over sized soldiers in battle formation are breathtaking. The detail on the wall (they used authentic photos) is so amazing...I had never been exposed to anything like that before. And the words at the end of the Memorial, Freedom isn't... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Incredible monument to those the Korean Vets. Very moving. The lifelike statues in various physical positions draw you into this moving exhibit. One of my favorites.

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I was really moved to see such a wonderful memorial to the Korean War Veterans. The statues conveyed so much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The architect of this memorial was inspired. You can stand anywhere around this memorial and when you look directly at it, one of the soldiers is looking directly at you. Raises the hair on the back of your neck. The detail in the soldiers faces and dress is amazing. This memorial was not on my "list to see." So glad... More 

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This please takes you back in time it's so real so Peaceful when you have a chance take the time to experience this icon of our country!

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