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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the Vietnam memorial and many people looking for the names of loved ones. Who sadly did not come home. I took photos of the wall with the faces reflecting back. Hoping I was not intruding on their grief people of all ages with...More

Thank adrianbinke
Reviewed yesterday

Whichever side you fall on, this moving reminder of the sacrifices our fellow countrymen and women are willing to make for the rest of us will leave a lasting impression. With stark beauty and grim precision, you can feel the love, loss, and courage. Incredibly...More

Thank PSUJohn1992
Reviewed 2 days ago

While one would think this would just be a quick memorial to see it is really hard to quickly walk through. You can't help but stop and look at the names of strangers who never made it back home during the war. This is by...More

Thank jesselodge
Reviewed 2 days ago

This site is so graceful and fluid within the landscape. The men honored in this monument will never be forgotten. I really like that people who visit can see there reflections on the wall which represent those who sacrificed all, sacrificed all for the people...More

Thank Paradice06
Reviewed 2 days ago

No matter how many times I see this memorial it is always moving. The offerings left by family, friends and comrades are sobering. It is a worthy tribute to the brave service people who lost their lives.

Thank rimaSC
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is always a very emotional and contemplative experience to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, aka, The Wall. On this occasion I participated in the reading of the names on the wall of which there are 58,318.

Thank Vanessa V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A moving and reflective means of honoring those who died for our country in a war many still struggle to understand. It doesn't take long to see and is well worth the stop.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were here close to Veterans day, names of the wall were read which was impressive. The wall includes a lot of names off course, easy enough to walk past it , but not a must see in my opinion...

Thank Soverdam
Reviewed 3 days ago

It could have been better but still it is an interesting place to visit and reflect on the soldier's sacrifices and efforts during this complex conflict

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lighted candles along the wall and the people moving along the wall at night is beautiful. The 3 soldiers statue looking at their comrades from a distance is solemn. The statues are so life like with their hands on each other’s shoulders is a...More

Thank stephen s
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Jenifer A | Reviewed this property |
Off the top of my head, the Smithsonian stop puts you out right in the middle of the national mall, so you'd still have a bit of a walk. Not too far though.
Nancy D
9 August 2015|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
I think your vet friend needs to fill out an application at the honor flight website. I believe the guardians/escorts are volunteers or staff members of honor flight and anyone accompanying the veteran would have to pay for... More
Laura W
5 June 2015|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of local hotels, no doubt, very expensive as you can imagine, being the capital. Most, if not all people usually drive in, park up and walk. But if your not to worried about cost, look in this app, it will... More