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Arlington National Cemetery

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Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had been here as a child shortly after President Kennedy was assassinated and it made a life time impression on a young boy to see the evidence of the number of Americans that had sacrificed for our freedom. Returning this weekend reminded me of...More

Thank Dearl D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wanted to visit this place to pay my respects to Ira Hayes, one of the flag bearers at Iwo Jima and also the subject of a famous Johnny Cash song. Of course the cemetery is famous for its ceremony at the Tomb of the...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very educational. I bought the shuttle pass ($13.50) vs walking as it was raining pretty good. Well worth the minimal fee. I rode the full tour straight thru the first time, then On-off second time around to see specific points of interest. Unexpected benefit that...More

Thank Peggy2317
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My Mom and Dad both are at Arlington. You always hear about "American casualties". Until you have been here, you do not understand. Acres and acres of small white tombstones. Aisle after aisle of niches at the Columbarium. All people who served in the perpetuation...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel we were staying at was a stones throw through the cemetery. An unforgettable site and something you will not forget.

Thank prussellslack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Arlington during our visit to Washington DC! So it was easy for us to visit the cemetery! And it was so impressive! I could imagine it was big, but never expected it was this huge! And so beautiful! Good thing that there...More

Thank Ritchie D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a walking tour with our guide Liam who was a fountain of knowledge and showed a deep respect for what he was imparting. He was able to add to our knowledge and give in depth answers to our questions - we were adiitionally...More

Thank Spinfamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers and we were able to see the changing of the guards. Such a humbling thing to experience. I have seen videos of this, but to see it in person...........so blessed to be humbled and feel the...More

Thank Sunshine P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Liam was our guide. It was a very small group on a walking tour. We got to see the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns. It was very moving. Our guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. We...More

Thank chrispadgett62
Reviewed 3 days ago

Liam was knowledgeable, personable, and fun to be with! This is definitely the best way to see the cemetery and changing of the guard!

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DivechickFairOaks_Ca
17 September 2018|
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Response from Dot T | Reviewed this property |
We had a hop on hop off pass that we utilized to get to Arlington Cemetery
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Response from Linda O | Reviewed this property |
I would take the underground, there are a number of routes and the station is very close. Once inside you can walk around but it is so vast I would recommend paying for the guided tour which takes you around on a train like... More
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10 September 2018|
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Response from Thomas K | Reviewed this property |
You can see it from the highway but only for a few seconds if traveling at posted speed ... You should stop for an hour if you can plenty of parking and just off the road .. Well worth the stop.. Even if you only have an... More
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