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Korean War Veterans Memorial

10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“their faces” (158 reviews)
“soldier statues” (88 reviews)
“these men” (73 reviews)
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10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
National Mall
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10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

Near the imposing Lincoln Memorial, a poignant and truly moving Korean War Veterans Memorial awaits visitors. Solemn faced soldiers wearing rain gears and holding arms gingerly marched forward through the shrubs like a virtual reality scene. When we went close to the soldiers, we could...More

Thank Jae L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Korean War memorial is one of my favorites in DC. It’s just so well done and so powerful. The statutes of the soldiers are amazing - take the time to look at their expressions. And the sandblasted images in the wall are incredible. If...More

Thank bluesea182
Reviewed 3 days ago

A friend recommended that we see the Memorial at night, and I was not disappointed. The statues of the men appearing to be moving on patrol are like nothing else on the Mall, with the possible exception of the groups of statues that are connected...More

Thank erikkieser
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the most striking memorials on the Mall as you are greeted by a squad of soldiers walking through the fields directly towards you. The images are striking and the individual statues are incredibly lifelike. The remainder of the monument includes images...More

Thank sjhokie
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful memorial that you should stop off at when visiting the National Mall and the various sites. The memorial is a work of art and is very impressive.

Thank tranzactnow
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although this memorial is much smaller than others, it was the most impressive to me. Each soldier sculpted was amazing. It was as if each soldier was looking at me directly as I walked by.

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 5 days ago

My father in law fought in this war. He was upset that no one seemed to recognize his involvement and often spoke of how young the men were who died. There is no monument in the UK.

Thank Katrina D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Must see along your tour of DC. Located along your walk of the National Mall between the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial.

Thank OnRoam
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited here before they installed the large street lamps which I am sure have enhanced Safety for visitors. However the bright lights take away from the very eerie feeling of the penlights on the individual soldiers. The etched figures in the marble wall...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is breadth taking. The full size soldiers seem very real and you can easily feel what it could have been being up there. Everybody is quiet, respecting the courage of those who fought his war

Thank Yves-Louis P
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mhyer
20 October 2016|
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Response from oldpo | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your service. There is no special daily event that is part of the monument although some service organizations meet there infrequently. Be advised that the winding path that ascends the monument has about 100... More
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Nancymahlerkern
24 August 2016|
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Response from DjDan48 | Reviewed this property |
There is so much to see for free, that you will not have to pay for much. Eating is not the cheapest anywhere, but you're in DC. They're spending your money faster than you can! Enjoy!
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Nancymahlerkern
24 August 2016|
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Response from mmtcjacob | Reviewed this property |
The memorials are free, if you want to go up into the Washington Monument I would find out what day you will be there and pay the small fee online and get them ASAP!!
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