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Commonly called the "Iwo Jima Memorial," the statue is a depiction of the famous raising of the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima and is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives defending that flag.
Arlington Blvd. and Meade St, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-289-2500
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Iwo Jima monument was the highlight for me at the Arlington National Cemetery. The monument is massive, 32 feet in height and you just stand in awe of this well-crafted sculpture. It is a long walk from the entrance of the Arlington National Cemetery...More

Thank digitalroc
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this as part of the Arlington Cemetery tour. It was great to see this in real life but did not really appreciate how large it is. Well worth a visit.

Thank Molly1107
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed close by at The Virginian, that has an incredible staff, VIVIANNA. The monument is the Iwo Jima statue.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked to the monument from my hotel and was impressed by the size and importance it presented. Be sure to slow down and read the signs. Also look for the extra hand and the town shoes.

Thank TacomaTraveler2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family trip. We went for 4 days and I don't think we had enough time. April is a cool time to go. Well worth it since almost every museum didn't cost anything!

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near Arlington Cemetery and easily accessible from Rosslyn Metro, the "Iwo Jima" memorial is slightly less visited than other memorials since it's not on the Mall. Many of the tourists who do come visit by the busload. I'd like the signs to be repaired...More

Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our quick visit and heard the bells ringing! All the memorials were heart wrenching ,brought tears and thanks to those who served ?

Thank jan c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful tribute that embodies the American spirit of uncommon valor. Profound, yet simple art. Lovely place for a picnic with children.

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this memorial to fallen marine corps . My dad is a US marine so it was really important to me to visit. It is a beautiful memorial set in lovely grounds and a short walk from the Arlington cemetery. Well worth the visit....More

Thank sam s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This memorial is so large and lifelike of the Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima. You want to just stand there and watch the statue and the Marines it depicts.

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September 14, 2017|
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Response from AndyOKC21 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with all of the others here. Although I think it's a bit more than a half mile it's a walk you should take. I'm glad I did and I walked back to the metro stop afterwards. Gives you time to think and reflect... More
Judi F
I understand this memorial is accessible from the last stop of the Tram at Arlington Cemetery. About the tram; I originally believe it was and on and off type trolly where you could get off at a stop and wander and then get on a subsequent bus and continue; now reading more it says 'tour' which is a different story to me. Tour means you get off when they stop and get back on when they say. Which is this experience? If it is the LAST stop, at what point do you see the Changing of the Guard at the Unknown? Also, is the walk from Arlington to the Marine Corps Memorial difficult? And, do you have to pay again and go through security again to return to Arlington? I am debating about driving to the memorial on some other day as I have heard it is easy get to and that it is a nice place to linger and contemplate and there is parking. I know this is more than one question, but I've been looking for answers elsewhere for all these so I can decide my agenda, but haven't had a lot of clarification and luck. Thank Any and Every one who replies.
May 6, 2017|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Judi; I believe you already have the answers, but; I'll throw my "two cents" in. 1. About the tram; I originally believe it was and on and off type trolly where you could get off at a stop and wander and then get on a... More
Charlie L
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Gregory O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was on a guided bus tour. Perhaps investigate the metro.