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Address: Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: (877) 907-8585
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Antiquing
Description: Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most...
Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame.
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One of the Most Moving Experieces I've Ever Had

You can take a trolley for a few dollars but I recommend the 15 minute walk. The views are beautiful & it really puts you in the mindset for The Changing of the Guard. Watching... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

You can take a trolley for a few dollars but I recommend the 15 minute walk. The views are beautiful & it really puts you in the mindset for The Changing of the Guard. Watching the ceremony of the guard change as well as watching the guard on duty is an experience everyone should have. You feel such an admiration... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Arlington Cemetery is well kept and is easily accessed by the metro system. If you are in the military or government and get access to Fort Meyer in Arlington you can park there and walk also. Every year in the winter they let the public set a wreath along the stones which is a great way to honor those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very sombering and touching memorial to the men and women that gave their lives for our freedom. Really enjoyed seeing the Kennedy grave site and watching the change of guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...Recommended

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Gastonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It's kind of weird rating a cemetery, but ANC is one of a kind. I went to see my mother there and had time to walk around and see things that I couldn't the last time I was there. We walked over to the tomb of the Unknown and watched the changing of the guards. I can't say enough about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must see in Washington. There is a ton of history here, and you get to see the price of freedom.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Paying respect to the martyrs is one thing that should go along in a trip. Long walk though if not taking a trolley.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great historical place to visit, with amazing views of Washington DC. I would recommend paying for the tram, since it is a long walk to the top uphill (and rather steep inclines at times.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful, touching, peaceful place that will remind you of the sacrifice many have made so that you can be free. Be sure to watch the ceremony of the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. These are phenomenol men that guard this tomb.

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

What experience to see the Tomb of the Unknowns. We were there for the changing of the guards, which I highly recommend if you have time. It is very moving. We also walked around and saw the Kennedy grave site. The cemetery is so well maintained and flowers are beautiful.

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Gloucester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We always make it a point when visiting DC to pay are respects to those that have fallen it is a very humbling experience and the history is amazing

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