This is a great memorial. Our D.C by Foot guided pointed out that a nod to Kilroy (this was the first time I had heard of him) is present at the memorial and it is very appropriate once she told the story. This memorial is...More
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If you are interested in history, then you will find this very interesting. I found it very moving to see so many people paying thier respects in their own way.
An impressive and truly 'monumental' monument on the Mall. Not as solemn as Vietnam and Korean memorials, we have found it enjoyable to help tourists take their photo below their state's column.
Who was a very moving Monument although I think they could have done the same thing and made it feel less crowded. Is a star for every thousand soldiers who gave their lives and different sub monuments for the different branches of the service. I...More
We have visited this place thrice. I love dipping feet in the pool and sit there. Planning to visit again in May. Best thing about DC is you can see a lot without having to pay anything. This is one of those.
I've seen the World War II Memorial more times than I can count now. Every time I visit DC, I make a point to walk or run around the mall. I still remember when they first dedicated the memorial after years of planning. It serves...More
It has a large presence, but be sure to pay attention to the moldings at the entrance from the Washington Monument, they tell the real story of the war.
On my first trip to Washington D.C., the World War II Memorial was the most important thing I wanted to see. My Dad was a WWII paratrooper and part of the D Day Invasion. I registered his name on the memorial site before it was...More
It's serene and a great place to unplug and think about the grand scheme of things. It's lovely in the evening, with the lighting, especially as part of a walking tour of the nearby monuments.