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Tomb of the Unknowns

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Address: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
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Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in...

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.

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What a amazing place to visit. It is a great way to remember the fallen soldiers that died to defend our country and other countries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a amazing place to visit. It is a great way to remember the fallen soldiers that died to defend our country and other countries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited The Tomb of the Unknowns and were moved by the impressive ceremony. It made us appreciate the service and sacrifice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth a long walk/hike up the hill. Time visit for the hourly changing of the guard ceremony. Impressive physical setting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While traveling between graves we wished to visit, we happened to arrive at the Tomb of the Unknowns just as the ceremony was going to begin. We ended up not *on* the steps (where most people stand), but on the ground to the right of the tomb (if you are facing it). It turned out to be the perfect spot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a moving experience. it's a very humbling place to visit and people are more than happy to tell you their connections with the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in December and were lucky enough to see this ceremony for the second time. The changing of the guard is every hour on the hour except during summer months. We were told they do it every half hour for tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As I myself was mistaken in this.... this tomb is Not the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - But, rather the Tomb of the Unknowns. Take the time to read the info on this monument.... there are benches and I experienced something quite special while I stood there taking it all in.... a Bright Red Cardinal flew to me and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most memorial anywhere. The soldiers who walk this 21 steps do it with and love for their country. As a soldier and a family of soldiers, I was so moved by the respect to the unknown individuals who have all for our freedom. Every one should go to this memorial.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was quite an impressive Ceremony. While watching with a whole lot of other people, the Officer in charge of the changing of the guard found it necessary to admonish two different people...one 40+ year old and a youngster for standing on a rail. The utmost respect is expected when visiting this National treasure. Everyone is expected to stand during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is rather a "must-see" when visiting Washington D.C. Probably everything elegant and eloquent has already been said. Respect is a must to honor these active soldiers and those they are compelled to serve.

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