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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.
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Actually thought I had missed part of this monument when I finished as it is actually just a wall full of the names of those who lost their lives in the Vietnam war. Thought it was simple and stark but the Menin Gate does a...More

Thank Paddy F
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Incredible memorial! Very well done and maintained. Great area for sight seeing and taking pictures.

Thank ALPJTchr
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a must visit place for me every time I visit D.C. Vietnam was over before I hit my teens. However, our small town had a name on the wall. I grew up watching the family greave over their son and...More

Thank Gerald C
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Blessed to be an American. If you are in DC you must visit tge Vietnam Memorial Wall. Touch the names and feel thr presence of love & gratitude for our soldiers

Thank Rocky J
Reviewed 23 November 2016

absolutely lovely place to visit - the atmosphere was reverential and respectful and it was beautiful

Thank Sarah631
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

More young Americans need to walk past these names and appreciate their sacrifice. I was relieved to see all the visitors walking by quietly and with great respect. It is a beautiful memorial and worth the walk to get there.

Thank stinkerpotmom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Another must-see for tourists and those who may have lost a loved one in the Vietnam War. Guidebooks and volunteers are around to help you find the name you might be searching for. Bring paper and a pencil if you want to make an etching....More

Thank Jude F
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This everyone shouls see to remember. My favorite time see is veterans day and memoral day.People leave all kinds of memorable stuff at the wall and other momuments. It's veey touching. All generations should see this the tours explain the history behind the making of...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

On a day tour of Washington there were so many statues and memorials, but this was special. Not only was it a moving experience to see , it was obviously a much visited and loved place by those involved and who lost someone .

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Enjoyed this particularly we were around the vet there on Veterans' Day. Enjoyed the ceremony. Otherwise this probably not too much to see.

Thank samQueenslander
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28 May 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.
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
Laura W
4 June 2015|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of local hotels, no doubt, very expensive as you can imagine, being the capital. Most, if not all people usually drive in, park up and walk. But if your not to worried about cost, look in this app, it will... More