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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday

So many lives inscribed on the wall. Such a waste of lives. Impressive stretch of granite inscribed with thousands of names.

Thank rjfmkt
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This monument is powerful to see in person! It is amazing the number of notes, flowers, and cards that individuals still leave for loved ones at the memorial.

Thank AmyC201529
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Reviewed yesterday

To see this wall in person, with the inscribed names, the tributes and flowers and those reflecting on those they had lost really moves you. We were there after Fathers Day and Memorial Day and the notes left for those whose name on the wall;...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Historic places always give me goosebumps How people without any personal gains sacrifice their life for others hats off We were lucky that the day we went there a huge get together was organised of senior soldiers who had retired who had come to pay...More

Thank anjdutta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was amazing in an odd sort of way. It’s strange to say amazing over something that took so many lives yet it’s amazing they are all being honored in such a great way. Our guide explained that this wall was designed by a 17...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The amount names on this monument is unbelievable. People leave gifts and small memorials to their loved one. Very touching.

Thank tina c
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful tribute to the lost and fallen of this war. An understated, simple design, and so very many names...

Thank AngelFae22
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of the many stops that we took on an Honor Flight from Springfield IL with my dad. I have seen the Wall before but it was the first time for my dad a Vietnam Veteran. It was his first time and he...More

Thank Sprandel5
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the wall for the first time, as part of the In Memory program (annually recognizing Vietnam veterans who have since died as a result of their service, but not eligible to be inscribed on the wall, like from PTSD and/or agent orange exposure). Attended...More

Thank Happ y
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was just there since it's right next to the Lincoln Memorial and is about a 3 minute walk away. I heard and seen so much about it that when I was there, I was underwhelmed. It's ok.

Thank KevinLA310
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Welsh_Bev
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Dani H | Reviewed this property |
If you are just looking at this one memorial it will not take more than 20-30 minutes. However the memorials are all very close and in walking distance.
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badbob133
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
I think the Vietnam memorial is between the Foggy Bottom (GWU) and Smithsonian metro stops.
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Nancy D
August 9, 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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