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Tomb of the Unknowns

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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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Have heard much about this, but was able to see if first hand. The ceremony is very precise. Good for all ages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Have heard much about this, but was able to see if first hand. The ceremony is very precise. Good for all ages.

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Kenwood, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a must do when you visit Arlington National Cemetery. The tomb itself is touching, but the men who guard it are more so. The ceremony of the changing of the guard is so meaningful.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A must see. It may seem like there is not much but every aspect is special. I stood in awe at the dedication these men display.

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area, you must stop into Arlington and see this. The changing of the guard is every 30 minutes in the summer and is worth waiting for.

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Gloucester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It's always amazing to view the precision that you witness at the changing of the guard I enjoy seeing the amount of veterans that typically visit

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

If you want to feel the reverence that the military shows for their comrade in arms, come here. They march with exact precision and reverence all the unknown fallen soldiers. A good learning moment.

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Beattyville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is simply a must see for every American. I have been to the tombs of the unknowns in Poland, England and France, but the ceremony here is by far the best.

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Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

21 steps. 21 steps. 21 steps. Complete reverence and respect. Grateful for those who gave all four our freedoms.

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

a must do experience if you are in the area. I was lucky enough to get to the tomb when they were taking down the flag for the night. Very solemn experience

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

What an honor that the fallen have not been forgotten. The view from this location is amazing and memorizing. To watch the guard take his position and move with such purpose and not falter whatever the weather - simply amazing.

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