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Alexandria National Cemetery

1450 Wilkes St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
+1 703-221-2183
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Enjoyed the History of the Arlington Cemetery. Very interesting and Patriotic viewing of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
letsgo53
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Pittsville, Maryland
Interesting stop

One of the things that I learned was the importance of Alexandria as a military base during the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gilliganncphd
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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1450 Wilkes St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the History of the Arlington Cemetery. Very interesting and Patriotic viewing of the changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown.

Thank letsgo53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the things that I learned was the importance of Alexandria as a military base during the Civil War. I also learned about the system of cemeteries that were developed as a result of the war. As with other national cemeteries, this is a...More

Thank gilliganncphd
Reviewed 25 May 2017

this is such a beautiful place and the history of all the people there very nice cemetery kinda strange its a attraction but nice place to thank all the people gave there lives for our country

Thank merene3
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Very much enjoyed the narrated tour and the history behind Arlington. I was there for my lodge to participate in laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown. I never get tired of seeing those young men who guard the tomb. Very humbling experience.

Thank Loretta V
Reviewed 3 May 2017

When visiting make sure you take time to see the changing of the guards at the tomb of the unknown soldier. It is amazing!

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We've been to DC countless time and never made it across the river to the Cemetery. Wasn't expecting the emotional rush we got while viewing the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. We had a leisurely stroll through the Cemetery...More

1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

an off-the-beaten-path "hidden gem" that's not very extensive compared with the enormous Arlington National Cemetery just a couple miles away -- but charming and historic

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Alexandria Cemetery complex is pretty neat but finding this hidden gem of a National Cemetery was a bonus. Men involved in the hunt for John Wilkes Booth after Lincoln's assassination are interred here. It's very quiet and a lovely, lesser known National Cemetery.

Thank executivewench
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I've lived in the area my entire life. I still love going to Arlington on a regular basis, but I approach it from the back side at Ft. Myer. Most visitors don't get to see it from the back unless you have military identification. First...More

Thank Hierge
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Abe did his speech here. I came for the ingress mission, I stayed for the history. I stayed as long as I could as there was a military funeral going on for retired Lt. Commander Flores, 21 gun salute and everything. There is a new...More

Thank Jama J
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