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Address: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: (877) 907-8585
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in...
Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in Arlington National Cemetery honors unidentified American soldiers from the two World Wars and the Korean War.
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Every American should see!

We were honored to witness the changing of the guard in our trip. Very moving and emotional. A must see for every American.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We were honored to witness the changing of the guard in our trip. Very moving and emotional. A must see for every American.

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Islamorada, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

After a 20 minute hike up the hill through Arlington Cemetery we were thoroughly blown away by this experience. A gorgeously sunny day that wasn't too hot, we walked around to the rear of the open air pavilion to see a soldier marching back and forth in front of the tomb. The soldier had the thoroughly military stance and bearing... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We were fortunate enough to see the changing of the guards & it was awe inspiring. I am blessed to live in this country with the amazing men and women serving for us!

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Everyone should go see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers and see the changing of the guard at least once. This is a must see! Pay your respects to the men and women who defend your freedom and paid the ultimate price!

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Nebraska USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Spent several hours at Arlington National Cemetery but the changing of the Guard here was our ficus and its highlight. Humbling and moving reflection on our great Nation. Highly recommend. Easily navigated.

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PHOENIX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

it is worth the wait to see the changing of the guards, very formal and precise. we were lucky it was fine weather I can imagine the rain or snow would be a little less comfortable for the guards and visittors

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Memorable experience. Short 15 uphill walk to Tomb site. Arrived after 5 and changing of the guard took place every 30 minutes. The experience enabled me to reflect on the bravery and courage our soldiers possess in defending this great country..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Watched the Changing of the Guard. Was very impressed with the soldier's discipline and the ceremony. Would highly recommend watching it when visiting the park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Centrally located within Arlington Cemetery this is a must do. Changing of the Guards happens every half hour and is wonderful to experience the ritual.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The experience at the Tomb is unique for every individual. Men, women and children quietly watch as a sentinel marches at the front of the Tombs and the Guard is changed regularly. The precision of the soldiers of The Old Guard, The 3d Infantry Regiment provides precision, dignity and solemnity at a very busy tourist stop. Tour trolleys carry one... More 

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