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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 today via mobile

A tribute to the U.S. Marines with one of the most recognized images of WWII, the Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice seeing this memorial at night. It is beautiful. Highly recommend coming here on the night tour.

Thank Jenee O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you do the bus tour when you visit Arlington national cemetery there is a stop for this memorial. It is not located in the cemetery but it's just a short walk. It is one of the last stops. You get off the bus and...More

Thank Angela269
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on a bus tour that drove around this monument. It is much bigger than I thought and when you drive the loop around it the American Flag comes to life!

Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Use the metro to get there. Nice statue to the marines. Walk around the area and get to the cemetery

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had lot of time to walk around the Memorial and focus on it without a crowd. There were a few people there but it was ideal. It was easy to walk on to Arlington Cemetery and then on across the bridge to the Lincoln....More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As far as I am concerned, this monument is well worth the price of a nighttime bus tour of DC! I’ve been twice and have always just been in total awe of this magnificent memorial. I have absolutely no connection to the Marine Corps, but...More

Thank buckigirl51
Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't know why but this is the memorial I most wanted to see whilst in Washington and I was in no way disappointed. It is far far larger than I thought it would be but just amazing from any angle you look at it....More

Thank newspapertaxi
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great statue - even better in person than in pictures. Drove by it yesterday and have seen it many times before. A don't miss sight in the DC area.

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see in DC. It is awesome to see from every angle. I enjoy seeing this each time I visit DC. 🇺🇸🇺🇸

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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.