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National Japanese American Memorial

Intersection of New Jersey Ave, Louisiana Ave, and D Street NW, Washington DC, DC
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Intersection of New Jersey Ave, Louisiana Ave, and D Street NW, Washington DC, DC
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

It's sad that this memorial was only built in 2002, 57 years after the end of WWII. It's terrible that most americans these days are unaware that the americans of japanese heritage were put into concentration camps during the war, and it's devastating that people...More

Thank mangosong
Reviewed 28 March 2017

In case anyone forgets, here stands a memorial to Japanese Americans' internment during World War II. Names of the camps are etched in stone surrounding the Memorial, which right now is totally stunning and fittingly surrounded by blooming cherry trees. Very moving. An important historical...More

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We actually didn't intend to stop at this memorial but were walking by on our way to Unioj Station so decided to walk through it. It tells the story of a prettY dark time in US history and it seems to be a pretty honest...More

Thank missyh606
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Don't fail to visit this memorial, across the street from the mall, especially if, like me, you never learned about the Japanese Internment in school. A sculpture of two cranes escaping from barbed wire is surrounded by the names and populations of the internment camps....More

Thank Gabrielle L
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The official name for this site should be "The Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II". The Japanese American Memorial is located with in walking distance from the Capitol and Union Station. Visitors who come to visit this area should add the memorial...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was beautiful sight and Memorial. We all know how great and beautiful the Lincoln, Washington, and WW2 memorial are, but this one is great too. A little isolated closer to the capital. It is a great site! Highly recommended if your near union station...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I visited this memorial during Cherry Blossom. It's such calm cozy place. The memorial bell (by Paul Matisse) doesn't work though. Wished could hear its sound.

Thank Ashkan-Ashkan
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I passed this on the way to the Capitol. Such a tranquil and beautiful spot. Worth a stop if you are in the area.

Thank JenniAnderson77
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I stumbled on this memorial several years ago, and like to spend a few minutes there whenever I'm in Washington. I took a friend of mine there (her mother is Japanese), she lives in DC and didn't know it was there. It's easy to walk...More

Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Nicely built, subdued in a way, this place is very tranquil and conducive to meditation. It is truly a hidden treasure that should be on everybody's map, while visiting DC. It's also difficult to miss for anyone who from the Capitol, wanted to reach either...More

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