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Korean War Veterans Memorial

10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“their faces” (151 reviews)
“granite wall” (111 reviews)
“soldier statues” (85 reviews)
10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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.

Thank Peterk9999
Reviewed yesterday

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!

Thank Q2590BAgregoryl
Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank tj_allman100
Reviewed yesterday

This looks like a patrol walking across a paddy field and really brings it home how awful North Korea is.

Thank Carnalbanagh
Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank MyTwoCent s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The statues and etchings on the wall were pretty incredible. It made me feel as if I could hear and see what they were doing. It allowed my imagination to start turning and the only word I repeatedly said was “Wow!”

Thank dawnlj206
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Clay H
Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Thank Fleur D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very heart touching memorial to all of those that lost there lives in the Korean War. Very moving.

Thank Kinley Dale H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank brendaandjoeh
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20 October 2016|
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Response from oldpo | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your service. There is no special daily event that is part of the monument although some service organizations meet there infrequently. Be advised that the winding path that ascends the monument has about 100... More
23 August 2016|
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Response from DjDan48 | Reviewed this property |
There is so much to see for free, that you will not have to pay for much. Eating is not the cheapest anywhere, but you're in DC. They're spending your money faster than you can! Enjoy!
23 August 2016|
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Response from mmtcjacob | Reviewed this property |
The memorials are free, if you want to go up into the Washington Monument I would find out what day you will be there and pay the small fee online and get them ASAP!!