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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Address: 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served...

Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.

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Moving Memorial to Say the Least

As a young teenager during the time frame of the Vietnam war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial holds a special place in my memories. I still remember the news reaching our small... read more

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Batesville, Indiana
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108 reviews
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As a young teenager during the time frame of the Vietnam war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial holds a special place in my memories. I still remember the news reaching our small town concerning the deaths of various local service men. These memories are vividly flashed backed into my mind every time I visit the memorial. The items left at the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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You really WILL Experience the sacrifices of our soldiers more than any other monument. Go on Memorial Day or Vetarans day and you WILL tier up as you witness Vets "remembering" . VERY MOVING 😭😱

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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Regardless of how you felt about this war, pay thanks to those who fought and died for our country. So simple, but such a powerful place

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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Another must-see when visiting DC. Easy warm-up access, easily accessible for wheelchairs. Sobering tribute to those killed or MIA, but also to all our men & women who served.

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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Though it's not as reverent a place as when I first visited it (nothing in DC is anymore, with misbehaving school kids running rampant), this place touched my heart. I'd recommend early morning, while the school kids are eating their Cheerios and it's quiet and peaceful, to appreciate it properly.

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Thank Paintyhands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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A very dignified and serene site. Its beautiful, simple architecture drives home the gravity of the conflict that is memorialized there. Name after name reminds you of the sacrifices of war. It almost feels wrong to say I enjoyed visiting, but it was such a powerful experience that I definitely feel that we left better for having been there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This was my first visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. To see the Vietnam Veterans standing and looking at their fallen buddies was worth the walk across the mall.

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Mount Kisco, New York
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Its amazing that after about 40 years this invokes so much emotion even though I wasn't born yet. Perhaps its the veterans that are there remembering fallen friends. To think of what was sacrificed by those that were there and those that never came home. Thank you. Freedom is not free. Remember that when you go..

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Irvine, CA
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We paid our respects here because my husband is a Vietnam vet and he had not visited here before. It was very emotional for him, and moving for all of us to see all of the names of the fallen. Really hits home that the cost of freedom is not free.

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Greenland, New Hampshire
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Being a Vietnam veteran, I feel honored to be able to pay respect to my fallen brothers and sisters.

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