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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” (154 reviews)
“soldier statues” (87 reviews)
“moving tribute” (109 reviews)
10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

I thought this sight really captured the essence of the soldiers who sacrificed all for our country. I was honored as a veteran to see how the Korean War Veterans were honored here. Freedom is not free.

Thank Paradice06
Reviewed yesterday

A well deserved (small) memorial for these almost forgotten soldiers from an (almost) forgotten war. History fans will enjoy seeing this memorial

Thank Christian S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking through was an opportunity to remind our kids about history and the many that made sacrifices. It is a way to honor their memory. The strong of moments around there all fed the conversation and gave visuals for the history they have heard and...More

Thank The_Gallagher_4
Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to see this at night to repeat a prior viewing. It was still quite moving, but the lighting was too dimmed because the shrubs needed a trim. It is a wonderful way to represent the brave service people who served.

Thank rimaSC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited it during the evening where some are lighted and some are not. Sculptures are nice to see.

Thank Soverdam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I think all the memorials should be seen at night ,as well as, the day time. It gives them a different perspective. The night visit was neat to see the hallowing statues in the appearance of the fields of Korea. There is also a reflecting...More

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A really beautiful memorial. The life size men with their guns and radios are impressive and make you want to find out more about them. Worth seeing.

Thank EdwardsAus
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful monument, you should make time to visit when you are in Washington DC. Beautiful location, easily accessible and nearby

Thank lotfi l
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This memorial was very impactful. The design is fantastic and creates a realistic sense of the patrol moving through the trees and shrubs. Provides a somber reflection

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are many monuments and memorials in Washington DC. I felt this was unique due to the different parts, such as the etched granite wall which depicts various soldiers. The statues communicate feelings that words cannot describe.

Thank Kevin O
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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
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!
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!!