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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.
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“their faces” (156 reviews)
“soldier statues” (87 reviews)
“moving tribute” (110 reviews)
10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

I really wanted to see this memorial as my Grandfather served in the Korean War. I love that it is distinctly different from the other memorials. It actually has statues of people. And it gives it a different feel than the WWII or Vietnam Memorials.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Another poignant place to visit whilst in Washington. The backdrop to the statues is extremely memorable and leaves you in no doubt about the history of the Korean conflict. A Must see..

Thank Bucketgob
Reviewed 2 days ago

My father served in the Korean War so it was memorable to see this and how it is set up is different from other monuments as they all are.

Thank B7889VBalanh
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very Interesting, you see faces of the soldiers and scenes, big status as well in the park area. Definitely recommend taking a look.

Thank Nathaly22V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw this at night and it was simply incredible. The statues almost look like ghosts, standing there with a story to tell. I can't imagine anyone seeing this and not "getting it". The sacrifices these men made....wow. Must see!

Thank Blaine2424
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the coolest memorials I have EVER seen. Being there in person with these soldiers "walking through the grass" is just amazing and kind of takes you into a moment in time, as much as it can. Not one of the most...More

Thank LAT681
Reviewed 5 days ago

This memorial is haunting, with statues of solders walking through underbrush in a clearing near the Lincoln Memorial. Etchings on a wall along one side help tell the story.

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I still recall the effect of when I first saw this memorial one evening as I walked past. The ghostly figures of the illuminated soldiers marching through the grounds still haunts me to this day. The feeling stayed with me long after 1 left.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Near the Lincoln memorial and very nice made, full with symbolic aura is a place you should visit and watch from all angles.

Thank Leonidastra86
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Korean War is not something I know much about, but visiting this monument, which is near the Lincoln Memorial, has made me want to know more. It's a really haunting, poignant monument, and definitely worth a visit to pay your respects.

Thank Amy B
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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!!