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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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Somber walk

A long wall of names of lives lost and a very somber, emotional walk. There are volunteers who help you find a name as well as a few spots where they have books of names.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A long wall of names of lives lost and a very somber, emotional walk. There are volunteers who help you find a name as well as a few spots where they have books of names.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This beautifully designed monument is a must see even if you are too young to have witnessed the war.it is easily accessible from the D.C. Mall.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very thoughtful area in the heart of DC. We overheard an old war vet who couldn't help but bring you to tears just at the thought of what he had gone through.

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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very "moving" experience in that this was a very controversial war. More than likely you personally know or know another family who has a name etched there. If you are visiting the Lincoln Memorial then take a short walk to the Wall.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in a nice calm corner spot enroute to Lincoln memorial and very lifelike and real. Makes you stop and think of all the sacrifices made.

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful outdoor memorial that provides a touching tribute to those who served during the Vietnam War.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The memorial which is located near Lincoln memorial has a good park area with some nice statues depicting soldiers and heroes during the vietnam war as well as a memorial wall with the names of vietnam vets engraved

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Horn Lake, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very touching to see this wall and the items family members leave behind. I have saw a piece of it in my home town when it was traveling but to see the entire wall is beautiful. I recommend a tour guide because there are so many stories to tell about the wall and its history and the names.

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Prosper, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Viewing all of the good men and women who gave thier lives to a cause that was not there's shows the fortitude of Americans fighting and giving their lives for our country.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife & I visited this solemn but beautiful tribute early on Christmas morning. The memorial's distinctive shape, it is wedge shaped at either end, draws you in as it widens in height towards the centre. We were delighted to meet, and make the acquaintance of, several volunteers prepared to answers questions on the tribute that marks the loss of... More 

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