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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow, beautifully presented but so many lives lost. This is really brought home, especially when you see loved ones taking rubbings of their loved one's name, so sad. A stunning tribute to the grave.

Reviewed yesterday

A wall large broad and full of names many from our wars you look name up in book and it tells you where on the wall to find.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A definite must to see and explain to the kids what went on during that time.they had a new understanding of things.

Reviewed 4 days ago

This really has a strong vibe.. Although a depressive past, this is still very powerful. The energy is something you don't just feel anywhere else.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While most Viet Nam vets never received the thanks and appreciation they deserved a trip to the Wall will cause you to say a prayer for both those listed there and those still with us. Thank you for your service at a time not conducive...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

A masterwork of memorial architecture. An solemn tribute to the sacrifice of American servicemen and women from the Vietnam war. Perhaps DC's best memorial and one of the world's finest memorials to the dead. Don't expect to walk around this having a good time like...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The names of so many heroes is very moving. We were fortunate to be there when others were paying attention to names of people special to them. Thanks to those who gave all.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's quite incredible how a monument could invoke such emotion. This is my 3rd visit in some 20 years but it gets me every time. There's a great exhibit in the National Museum of American History on Americans In Conflict. Go see this and reflect...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

An impressive sight and especially touching when you happen to meet people who are looking for the names of their fallen relatives.

Reviewed 5 days ago

The location of this memorial makes it a must if you are walking Lincoln end of the Mall. Its beautifully done, and easy to understand the importance of memorializing those involved.

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badbob133
28 May 2017
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Response from Jenifer A | Reviewed this property
Off the top of my head, the Smithsonian stop puts you out right in the middle of the national mall, so you'd still have a bit of a walk. Not too far though.
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Nancy D
9 August 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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Laura W
4 June 2015
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Response from Driver1969 | Reviewed this property
I stayed at the Monaco Hotel, and walked everywhere--It could not have been more convenient....well, maybe with the exception of the Lincoln Bedroom.
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