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Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in Arlington National Cemetery honors unidentified American soldiers from the two World Wars and the Korean War.
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The changing of the guard and the full time guarding of the tomb is a serious event and an honor to behold!

Thank Dearl D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group lay a wreath, so we were there early and saw several "changing of the guard". It is a beautiful place and the detachment that guards it is impeccable...do not miss...

Thank grayjr
Reviewed 3 days ago

You must go at the time of the changing of the guard, what a special time. Such a quiet and sacred place. These guards are amazing, so disciplined and dedicated, words can't describe these special soldiers. The sentinels guard the tomb in all kinds of...More

Thank startplanning
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quiet, memorable place. The guards take their job very seriously. Beautiful, immaculate grounds and building add to the impressive experience.

Thank Jennett H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a really good exhibit. The guards were amazing and the entire process was just amazing. I recommend going during the changing of the guards - every 30-minutes.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here a bit before 4 pm. A crowd was gathering. Turns out we were at the right place at the right time. The ceremony for the changing of the guard was a about to begin. It was like no other. They included two groups...More

Thank Taurine330
Reviewed 1 week ago

The respect our government pays to our fallen service people is well deserved. They gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. When we visited this location within Arlington Cemetery we were grateful for the respect and reverence that was paid to these fallen hero's. Not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see for all ages. Get there, be respectful, admire, and reflect. This is a place to remember those who make our lives possible! I just got a map and wandered. There is a lot to see and experience!

Thank KevinD5914
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tomb of the Unknowns is in the Arlington Cemetery across the river and makes for a quick and well deserved detour from the DC circuit. The tomb is 10-15 min walk from the main gates. It's best to keep a map handy as one...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Washington DC, every American should visit the Tomb of the Unknowns to pay respect for the sacrifice that these men and many others like them made for our country. The changing of the guard can be seen every 30 minutes and...More

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July 8, 2018|
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Response from Zach S | Reviewed this property |
Free parking is nonexistent on the East Coast in general. If you are on a timetable, bite the bullet and park at Arlington.
May 6, 2018|
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Response from PAC626 | Reviewed this property |
I would research directly with the visitors center on site. You may need a special pass or invitation and possibly security clearance in this day and age. If you are staying nearby at a hotel, a hotel concierge may be able... More
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July 2, 2017|
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Response from Jake D | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 10 minute walk depending on your pace. Just note that it is kind of steep so have good walking shoes and drink water as it can get hot