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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

Everyone in this country should experience the magnitude of this historic location.More than the mere numbers (which is overwhelming), the lives of those who rest there are vast and rich with importance. The history that you experience through standing by a grave and learning of...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 3 days ago

If in Washington DC, this is one of the main sights to visit. True, there are other more important museums and buildings to see and visit/explore but try to set aside at least 3 hours for this visit and JFK tomb and the eternal flame...More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow, incredible to see. All those graves. We had a sunny day which was nice walking around for a while.

Thank Soverdam
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited couple of times it is really nice site to see. Definitely recommend to everybody who is visiting DC, specially to turist.

Thank DDragonD
Reviewed 6 days ago

My father-in-law is inurned at Arlington, in their Columbarium. I'm impressed at the way that they handle the tourism, history, and current active cemetery components of the place. At least in the part where we were, there was plenty of space for private grief, and...More

Thank KR_Balto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst very sad to see so many dead heroes, so important to honour their memories and pay respect. Amazing to see the guards, howitzers and all the iconic graves.

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an actual cemetery, which I think some people forget. There is history everywhere. I would def recommend the bus tour so you get knowledge and save yourself some hills.

Thank barry88
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the cemetery as a teenager, when you took the metro rail to the cemetery stop. We saw the Tomb of the Unknowns, the eternal flame at JFK's burial site, and the many statues throughout the cemetery. As an adult, I was there for...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow!!! Didn't realise how vast the Arlington National Cemetery was!!! So many grave sites!!! So many wasted lives!!! The grounds were very well kept. Very reflective experience especially visiting the JFK family resting place.

Thank SuzieLock
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try and stop here whenever we visit this area; my father is buried here. A beautiful and sad place, with history other than the cemetery itself. Our day here showed classes from nearby schools paying a visit, along with many retirees, and veterans by...More

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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