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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Columbus Boulevard and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19132
+1 267-973-0600
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Columbus Boulevard and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19132
City Center East
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was a beautifully-maintained tribute to those Pennsylvanians who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. The landscaping was absolutely lovely, and the monument itself (with the associated parts) was well cared-for. This is a quiet, serene, lovely, shady place to slow down and reflect...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the better Vietnam Veteran's Memorials in the country. Well thought and well maintained. The names of the service members from Philadelphia are carved into the walls. It is well lit at night so an evening visit is doable.

Thank Twister196
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the memorial as part of a walk along Penns landing. We passed through Spruce park with everyone enjoying the festivities to this quiet area. Such a contrast to the list of names of young people who died so far away

Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed 29 June 2016

A cement monument showing the thousands of Americans who died during the Vietnam War. How many of these people were willing to sacrifice their lives and how many were not?

Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This memorial is a respectful tribute to those who gave the ultimate in the Vietnam War. Names are engraved along a half-circle wall; sketches, quotes, a map of southeast Asia, etc. are engraved upon other panels. There is plenty of space to walk around and...More

Thank goseedo
Reviewed 19 April 2016

As you explore the vibrant waterfront scene, be sure to stop for a quiet moment to reflect at the impressive Memorial, modeled on the wall in Washington & dedicated to Vietnamese veterans of the Viet Nam War, who fought for freedom & should not be...More

3  Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Have you ever been to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington? If you have, than you've been here. The only difference is that this is more local that that. It's still a very nice memorial, even if it is out of the way.

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We happened to stumble of this memorial. It was beautiful! Although part of it was roped off and we couldn't see it. I think it is wonderful that Philadelphia has this memorial. A tour guide stated to is that inside one of the large stones...More

1  Thank mitravelingteacher
Reviewed 20 June 2015

I was taking a walk along the waterfront and came up the Vietnam Memorial. I had not idea Philadelphia had its own memorial. It is a beautiful tribute to all who served, and a wonderful addition to the waterfront. Well done Philadelphia!

1  Thank MacAtlantaGa_
Reviewed 4 June 2015

I’ve had the good fortune to visit Washington, DC’s iconic Vietnam War Veterans Memorial, and others scattered around the country. Born in 1952, I was on the cusp of being drafted, but an older sibling was. Those were turbulent years, with much social discord. When...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
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