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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Breathtaking! First time to see this. You will not be disappointed. Not accessible by car, plan to walk or taxi ride there.

Thank Hawaiianeyes2016
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This memorial is truly about heroes - the individuals who sacrificed their lives for their country. Every other memorial on the National Mall could list thousands of names just as The Wall does for Vietnam. And I wish they did. This memorial makes a powerful...More

Thank kevc56
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

While I can certainly reflect on the tragic amount of life loss from Vietnam war, I thankfully am not emotional as close as others since I do not know anyone who ever died from this war. With no personal connection, this is really just a...More

Thank thorbach
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a lovely dedication to the men and women who lost their lives fighting in Vietnam. Very impressive and somber

Thank sunni2014
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I am a Vietnam vet and I have more friends on the wall than I would like to,I know in war some must pass,and a fitting monument it is

Thank rjhawk1950
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was my first time visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. I actually never knew this one was located right in the middle of things! It was a powerful experience. We actually had a specific name to look for, and it was pretty easy using the...More

Thank tclark62
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Each year we visit the VN Memorial to honor the fallen heroes of that war. The black stone slab serves as a visible reminder of a nation divided during the war. It took a decade before our nation could talk rationally about the war. When...More

Thank Fotini E
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Beautiful memorial with a great deal of symbolism. Visited with a USA Guided Tour group and got very interesting background information.

Thank shoegirl722016
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The simple beauty of this long slab of igneous rock with the etched names of those lost in Vietnam is so stark and expressive that you stand in awe. We visit every time we are in town and look up friends that we lost. It...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I stayed iin DC around 8 days and visited almost all attarractions there, nice city and less crowded than New York..

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badbob133
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.
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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
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Laura W
5 June 2015|
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Response from Driver1969 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Monaco Hotel, and walked everywhere--It could not have been more convenient....well, maybe with the exception of the Lincoln Bedroom.
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