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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were here close to Veterans day, names of the wall were read which was impressive. The wall includes a lot of names off course, easy enough to walk past it , but not a must see in my opinion...

Thank Soverdam
Reviewed 2 days ago

It could have been better but still it is an interesting place to visit and reflect on the soldier's sacrifices and efforts during this complex conflict

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The lighted candles along the wall and the people moving along the wall at night is beautiful. The 3 soldiers statue looking at their comrades from a distance is solemn. The statues are so life like with their hands on each other’s shoulders is a...More

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were fortunate to attend the Veterans memorial/remembrance service that commemorated the 35th anniversary of the dedication of “The Wall”. The service and speeches were excellent especially Maya Lin, the designer. As she said “When your country called, you responded and fulfilled your service”. It...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I learned about this memorial in high school and I’ve seen numerous pictures, however, that all failed to convey the emotion that transmits from the names etched on the dark granite wall.

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 3 days ago

After observing over 57,000 names of the souls one would think of their sacrifice and be in awe of all the Veterans who journey to touch the name of their fallen comrades and shed a silent tear. The photos and mementos are placed by this...More

Thank Marybelle231
Reviewed 3 days ago

They gave all . You must look for the names of friends and relatives on the wall who gave all in service to our country.

Thank Q2590BAgregoryl
Reviewed 3 days ago

On my last trip, I had the opportunity to visit the memorial at night and it brought a completely different feel from visiting in the day. Dramatic lighting, memorials in the distance, and I happened to visit during the annual reading of the names. To...More

Thank Guthrie T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Like many of the Washington, DC monuments, I’ve seen them on TV, but the in-person experience is so much more. Standing before the Vietnam memorial, you get a real sense of the breadth of the loss of life during that conflict. Seeing name after name...More

Thank MyTwoCent s
Reviewed 3 days ago

Would recommend lots of time to just be here and reflect all that this memorial symbolize. The fountains are soothing and excellent presentation.

Thank MimieW
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Jenifer A | Reviewed this property |
Off the top of my head, the Smithsonian stop puts you out right in the middle of the national mall, so you'd still have a bit of a walk. Not too far though.
Nancy D
9 August 2015|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
I think your vet friend needs to fill out an application at the honor flight website. I believe the guardians/escorts are volunteers or staff members of honor flight and anyone accompanying the veteran would have to pay for... More
Laura W
5 June 2015|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of local hotels, no doubt, very expensive as you can imagine, being the capital. Most, if not all people usually drive in, park up and walk. But if your not to worried about cost, look in this app, it will... More