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American Cemetery

Highway N-33, Verdun, France
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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Verdun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

We almost stumbled upon this cemetery, having driven close and thought we would pop in! Don't expect a large village fanfare just a few signs, then BAM, you're here. Amazingly well kept, pristine, poignant and a lovely memorial to the fallen American who rest in France, having lost this lives September to November 1918. Time well spent in these tranquil... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wonderful tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for America. Beautiful and serene, was truly an experience that I will always remember

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Mehlingen, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Quiet and vast cemetery with perfectly manicured gardens and white marble headstones of over 14000 people who died for their country during WW1. The cemetery is like a living monument to honour these people who never made it back home. Rest in peace all who were placed here.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We travel a lot by car in France and have visited 4 American cemeteries, including Normandy. They are always so well done with respect that you cannot help but be awed. The superintendents are knowledgable and so willing to answers questions and chat. Be sure and stop in if you go.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The serenity and quietness as I walked among the headstones of those that gave their lives was very humbling.

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New London, New Hampshire
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Inspiring and emotional visit. This cemetery honors the World War One soldiers from the Meuse Argonne battles of the Autumn and fall of 1918. A meticulously maintained and landscaped. The Superintendent , Mr Bedford is an expert on the battle and provided some keen insight to the battle and the subsequent establishment of the cemetery. The cemetery is located on... More

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Dallas, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This place is actually the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery from WWII. It is an amazing beautiful location that is somewhat remote. I highly recommend visiting. You can also get facts and figures from the American Battle Monuments site. I was on the way to Paris to pick up the wife and daughter and go to Normandy. Would loved to have showed... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you ever plan a trip to Northern France, please make sure you have Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery on your list of places to visit. Start out with the museum tour by watching the D-Day video with the greatest armada ever in human history. The museum has artifacts and personal items from that historic event. Then walking amongst... More

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Nieuwendijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This cemetery from World War I is the largest American cemetery in Europe, and it is beautifully landscaped on a hill. The other side of the road is also part of the cemetery but there are no graves. However, one has a nice view on the cemetery from this side.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Forget everything you have ever seen. This place is absolutely beautiful, humbling and breathtaking. Get there early and head for the main building... you will be pleasantly surprised. The chimes will will remain with you forever. Enough said. You need to visit if passing... it's the least you can do. We will never forget. And always remember them.

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