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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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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

Arlington National Cemetery should be on everyone’s list for a DC visit. The sprawling grounds can be accessed via the cemetery’s own metro stop, or with a brief walk from Rosslyn station. Several scheduled events take place daily but even if you miss those, walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Make this a priority when visiting DC. Take a couple hours to walk through. Learn the history of why this location was chosen for our national cemetery and take time to reflect upon what those buried here have done. A visit during Christmas time after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Turner S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came here for the Christmas reef event. Wear comfortable shoes and layers because of east coast weather. It's a very humbling experience and reminds us of what sacrifices our armed forces. Be sure to visit the JFK memorial and tomb of the lost soldier....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My fiancee and I visited last week. I am always impressed how Americans honour their war heroes and I was delighted to pay my respects.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pictures of Arlington National Cemetery do not prepare you for the visit. The atmosphere of reverence draws across you shoulders like a gentle mist. You may feel that you truly do not have the right words to describe how you feel but cherish that you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tabwhelan
Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend of ours, who was a Colonel in the Marines, was laid to rest in a ceremony appropriate to his rank. A flag-draped coffin on a carriage pulled by six horses, accompanied by a full company of Marines (125) including a bugler and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a sobering and humbling experience. The dedication of the marines guarding the tombs is a credit to them and the corps!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set up just like a hop on hop off tour. Buy your ticket online and Activate it only when you’re walking to the bus. Parking is $6. The people working in and around Arlington Cemetery are the most friendliest, helpful people you will ever meet....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 260bluej
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever want to illustrate to friends family or children the price of their freedom, Arlington National Cemetary is the place to go. The rows of organized tombstones stretch for what seems like forever. I had no idea the magnitude of this place until...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RueMU
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing. Not only is it a must see, it’s an interesting and moving experience. From JFKs gravesite to the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown, I was so happy I visited. I booked a walking tour through Expedia...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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marysH9002MI
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Response from Janet E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can not answer that question. We drove in.
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DubStub
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Response from Nishele B | Reviewed this property |
I went on a Sunday - it was rainy and there weren't a whole lot of people there. I was one of the last tours of the day due to the time but I didn't think it was crowded at all and I found parking immediately and close to... More
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17 September 2018|
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Response from skipspoon24 | Reviewed this property |
We drove and parked in parking structure. It was very cheap.
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