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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Phone Number: +1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance...

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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There is more to this memorial than you see initially.

The statues of the soldiers walking through the rice paddies with the far wall showing the faces of soldiers etched in the marble. What is awesome is to look at the wall and see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Troy H
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The statues of the soldiers walking through the rice paddies with the far wall showing the faces of soldiers etched in the marble. What is awesome is to look at the wall and see the reflections of the soldiers in the paddies (statues) behind the faces on the wall. Also knowing 26 countries were part of the coalition to stop... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is truly a work of art. It's as if each of the soldiers are alive (some even appear to be looking at you). It is my second favorite sites to visit when in D.C.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went with my father many years ago when it first opened. My father was 15 when the war broke out, living in Seoul. He lost his father (the grandfather I never met) and endured the war, taking care of the family as "the man of the house." I took him to see this and he was so moved that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very emotional site, it is a must see but I recommend seeing it in the day time. Lighting at night is poor and very hard to see details.

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Thank lightweight136
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to my fair share of memorials this is one like I have never seen Individual soldiers in a arrow point formation heading towards a reflection pool and the American flag very powerful Behind them is black granite stone wall which is engraved with pictures of soldiers In day you can see more, at night completely different not much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It may seem odd to have a favorite memorial but I think this one is often overlooked and yet it is very powerful and moving. The statues truly capture the faces of soldiers and you feel as if you are with them in the field.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful memorial. Such a great way they have the soldiers walking through the monument. I've been twice. The first time I went, itvwas snowing and really made such a beautiful picture.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This monument located between the Lincoln and Washington monuments is impressive, with the life-size statues of soldiers with their anguish, pain, one of the best small monuments commemorating those who fought and died in the Korean war

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite memorials. The statues of them are so realistic, and the expressions convey so much feeling.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very thoughtful memorial, simple but very effective. We visited late evening, it was very peaceful, one of the sites that should not be missed. You could almost sense the atmosphere as the soldiers crept across the fields.

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