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Korean War Veterans Memorial

Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001 (National Mall)
Phone Number: (202) 426-6841
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Ranked #7 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Fee: No
Owner description: This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of...
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Fee: No
Owner description: 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Very nice sculptures in order to remember the war. The memorial is very interesting and moving. The memorial is in a big park where there are a lot of other memorials.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Very impressive and emotional. We were with a tour guide and initially, we weren't going to stop but he encouraged us to check it out. Such a beautiful tribute..

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ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The sculptures of the our men moving through the fields make this area a sacred space. In winter, the fountains are shut down and could only have enhanced the feeling of the space.

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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This has a strong impact and moving effect, the small garden and the mural needs to be seen by all ages. Respect for all the servicemen that served

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I find this both touching and spooky. I was able to visit it early morning when the fog was in and it felt like the soldiers were really there. Don't miss this memorial to the "Forgotten War".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

This memorial much like the Vietnam War Memorial evokes a lot of emotion. Looking at the statues, one can almost feel that they are moving, thinking of their homes or what may lay ahead in this unknown land.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Again a very respectful place to see the art work is amazing and there is something sad and reflective about the memorial reminds us of those who fought and lost for a cause also something quite eerie about the statues

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I'm not American, so I had never heard or seen photos of this memorial. It was amazing, especially to visit shortly after Remembrance Day (Veterans' Day in US, I think). This memorial is really well done and should not be missed.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed the monument from the men marching to the distinctive shadow wall. I tried much to get a decent pic of the shadow pics on the wall but none of turned out.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I always find this memorial to be so haunting due to the look on the soldiers faces - the sculpture made them look so realistic.

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