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Arlington National Cemetery

Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 877-907-8585
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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, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame.
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Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 877-907-8585
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Reviewed yesterday

There are no short walks in this cemetery. If you drive and find good parking in the lot the walk is long and if you take the metro the walk is even longer before you get to the grave areas. There is a lot of...More

Thank BadgerCT
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must visit when in Washington. Next time we visit we intend to do a self guided tour in order to be able to see more. It's a beautiful place and revered by the American public. There are nearly 400,000 graves and we...More

Thank Bucketgob
Reviewed 3 days ago

Incredible experience that everyone should see. My children are 9 and 12 and they loved it. They have always respected our military and this brought conversations to life. Sadly, so many Americans have no idea of the sacrifice our military has made and makes on...More

Thank Blaine2424
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unforgettable place for us to pay a huge respect to those who served the country, great place for the history lesson for our son who is in High School

Thank A_Skowera
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The sight of all who have served and died of very powerful. Amazing history and beautify honored. The soldier that walks the tomb of the unknown soldier, words can not express.

Thank lhefling
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I think this is the most significant monument and place In D.C. If not our whole country. Here are the grounds that hold so many men and woman that have served and died defending this country. It is so massive with its rolling hills lined...More

Thank Islander1971mv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not usually something to put on your list of places to visit but there is a compelling need to pay respects to those that are remembered here. The eternal flame for JFK and his wife and the unknown soldier. We were lucky in our timing...More

Thank Joyce261
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very easy to get to on metro line Blue or yellow . Quick and easy security check and then simply walk towards Arlington House , the JFK’s grave is at the foot of the hill up to the house . The house is interesting ,...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This peaceful, enormous cemetery has a park-like feel, evoking sadness, loss, and pride for and with those who have served and who are at rest here. The hourly changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers can be observed in silence. A...More

Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do for anyone. I'm not an American but this just touched my heart! The amount of gravestones from fallen American soldiers that wrapped the hills and grounds of the cemetery was just mind boggling. The Tomb of the Unknown Solider just...More

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26 September 2017|
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Response from Kristal W | Reviewed this property |
A couple of nearby options in Arlington include McCormick & Schmick (seafood); Jaleo (Mediterranean/Spanish); Rays the Steaks (American/Steakhouse); Osterio (Italian); Heavy Seas (pub); Melting Pot (American); Cheesecake... More
24 September 2017|
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Response from Littlebear110 | Reviewed this property |
You pay to enter the Cemetery unless you are a veteran (need proof) or on active duty. I don't know if that is waived when visiting a relatives grave. Once in, there is a shuttle that takes you to the key points of the... More
11 September 2017|
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Response from mikeylikesit2016 | Reviewed this property |
For self guided tours, you'll need strength. Hilly to push a chair. They have tours that are available for a price$$. The trolleys move around quietly and efficiently. The operator and tour guides are not overly loud. There... More