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All reviews marine corps memorial bell tower the iwo jima memorial wonderful gift during wwii beautiful music arlington cemetery bells chime united states beautiful park worth a visit piece of history interesting history potomac river national mall tulips structure
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

I had never heard of this before so reading the story behind it was interesting. The carillon itself is a very cold and intimidating structure which is a strong contrast to what it represents. The guide at Arlington mentioned that they held concerts there during...More

Thank Cris P
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The beautiful music can be heard throughout the cemetery. Lovely tones! Creates just the right atmosphere for this truly solemn sacred place of American history. Fitting tribute to all the heroes buried in the cemetery. I would love to see the Carillon when the tulips...More

Thank ncat2016
Reviewed May 13, 2017

A gift from the people of the Netherlands to the people of the US. Beautiful music at the right time of day, and I'm sad that the tulips were out of season when I visited.

Thank therese l
Reviewed May 12, 2017

A gift to the US from the Netherlands, the structure is utilitarian and nothing special, but it sure is amazing to hear the bells at the quarter hour - a longer clanging at the top of the hour and especially during summer concerts. The setting...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This sight looked nice as we passed it on a night bus tour. It is not very convenient otherwise based on what I could see.

Thank Dbourg1975
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Walked to the Iwo Jima memorial and saw this close by,had no idea what it was but was glad we took the time to go investigate. A present from the Dutch for the help the U.S gave during WW2. Didn't hear the bells or see...More

Thank den-rick71
Reviewed April 23, 2017

What a wonderful the dutch gave to us as a thank you for helping them during world war 11. the tulips were in full bloom and it was pretty. Unfortunately, the carillion was not due to play when we were there and it would have...More

Thank Teddi Y
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Being Dutch it was a nice surprise to find the Netherlands Carillion in Arlington. It was a gift from (former) Queen Juliana on her visit to the United States.

Thank dennis0173
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

A nice monument from our Dutch friends. Not sure about the bell tower chimes, I'm sure it's on a web page someplace. If you're visiting the Marine Corps memorial, it's worth a stroll.

Thank WorldTravellerMCPO
Reviewed April 10, 2017

With it's 50 bells, the tower is a patriotic jukebox. After it struck Noon, it played The National Anthem, and other songs.

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