There are 19 life like statues of soldiers - with a reflective wall meaning that 38 images represent the 38th parallel. Surrounded by gardens, trees and reglecting pool. Very moving.
About Korean War Veterans Memorial
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We visited this site on a night tour of Washington, DC. If you go at night, make sure you look for the reflection of the steel statues in the wall along side the memorial. Do not miss this!
This memorial doesn't get the attention some others do but is well worth visiting and is located just a 2 minute walk from Lincoln Memorial. The soldiers statues are very well done, be sure to check out their faces and all the detail.
This looks like a patrol walking across a paddy field and really brings it home how awful North Korea is.
I’d give this memorial a 10 if I could. I didn’t know much about this memorial before I saw it, but it is stunning in its effectiveness. A troop of statues scouts its way forward. Each statue is different – the men of different races,...More
my husband is a veteran of this war & the soldiers of the memorial seemed life-like just as they were on patrol Very realist & eerie showing what these heroes experienced
This is a very moving memorial. It is very close to the Lincoln memorial so don't miss it. We also did a night visit. I highly recommend seeing by day and night.
We toured the Korean Memorial twice, first at night and a couple of days later during a beautiful day. It is better that we toured this memorial first at night as it really conveys the atmosphere and tenseness the troupe in Korea must have felt:...More