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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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A Serene and Noble Stroll

No visit to your nation's capital is complete without a morning or afternoon at Arlington National Cemetery. Easily accessed by way of metro, or if have military ID you can enter... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

No visit to your nation's capital is complete without a morning or afternoon at Arlington National Cemetery. Easily accessed by way of metro, or if have military ID you can enter through Joint Base Fort Meyer - Henderson Hall. The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, overlooking the city, guarded by America's Finest is a testament to eternal respect, military precision... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

If you are anywhere near this place then it is a MUST VISIT. I really can't put into words quite how special it is. The changing of the guards at the tomb of the unknown was quite a sight to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

The cemetery is worth going to even if walking around a cemetery isnt your thing. Seeing all the flags for memorial day is breathtaking. We walked but plan to take the tour next time. The Kennedy family plot and Challenger memorial are must sees along with the tomb. Bring water, its a lot of walking.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very crowded on Memorial Day but well worth the opportunity to honor those who have served our country. All the graves have flags and usually a volunteer organization has placed roses on graves and also provides roses to visitors to place on grave sites. I suggest going in the late morning or afternoon to avoid the crowds from the morning... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Visited the Arlington National Cemetery over Memorial Day Weekend. It was crowded, as expected, but parking was not difficult. It was a beautiful day and we walked up to the ampitheatre. We did not take the shuttle, but it probably would have been a good idea given how much walking was involved.

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Coshocton, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I think the tour is well worth the money! We learned so much history by riding the trolley. I would recommend riding it the trip completely through the first time to hear it all and then stop at each spot you might be interested in, because otherwise you get out of order and might miss a lot of the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I've been to Arlington more than once. Every time the feeling is the same...amazement, honor, sadness...especially when I've been there at the time of a burial...it's almost unexplainable. My comrades are there, some who lost their lives in battle, some who lost their lives due to internal battles and some who died of other causes...stories unknown but to their loved... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

It was a moment of reflection, moment of gratitude, moment of acknowledgement, who selfishly gave all for our freedom, to keep us safe, to protect our democracy. There is nothing you can do or say to show your deepest gratitude but to stay silent in front of their final resting area and say Thank YOU for your life to keep... More 

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We wanted our ten year old granddaughters to understand the great cost of freedom. They got it! Row upon perfect row of headstones cannot help but make an impression. The changing of the guard at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier should not be missed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Have been to Arlington National Cemetery on previous visits to DC but always in the summer. What a treat this spring visit was! Less crowds and gorgeous flowering trees and shrubs.

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