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Pentagon Memorial

1 Rotary road, Arlington, VA 22202
703 697-7351
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Ranked #6 of 36 Attractions in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Mission Viejo, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We took the Metro out to see the memorial our problem was the heat, it was a walk to get to and out in the sun with little shade we were all rather tired. You need to hear the facts on your phone so everyone had to listen on their own. Was interesting and well done but no where to... More

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Burlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Nicely done. You can walk through the benches and read the names of the people. Some of the benches curve towards the Pentagon those are for the people who were on the plane and some curve outwards away from the Pentagon those for the people to were in the building. Peace full. Parking is right done at the memorial.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We were lucky and got explained by someone what the different benches with the names mean. The unfortunate lack of written explanations will leave most people wondering what the meaning is behind everything. The benches are in order from youngest to oldest victim, but also show names of family members together. The benches pointing towards the Pentagon are standing for... More

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Hamilton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This Memorial is beautiful. So simple in design but a must see to pay your respects to those lost there on 9/11

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This memorial is well worth a visit. If your not part of a tour then I highly recommend listening to the audio tour on the website on a smart phone as you go through. It's only 24 mins but it explains everything and why it's laid out the way it is. If you don't get this it can look a... More

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Boughton-under-Blean, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We visited this memorial during a quick visit to Washington DC and am so glad we took the Metro and made time for this. The memorial garden is such a peaceful place. What a beautiful memorial to those poor people lost that day. I would recommend taking the Metro here and sitting for a while in this memorial garden.

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Wheelersburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Well done tribute to those who lost their lives on the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks. You experience the attraction at you own pace and it provides a nice place to pay your respects to the victims. Worth the stop when visiting the Washington area.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very well done, showing respect and dignity for all the victims. Grounds were very maintained and even though it's in the middle of a heavily trafficked area, it is quiet and has a very calming and soothing effect on visitors. Since there are no "guides" provided at the site to explain the symbolism of the benches and their placement, review... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was a miserably hot and humid day as we made our way from the Metro stop nearly 1/2 mile away to the Memorial. First we saw the garden with the American Flag and then realized that the area behind the wall was the actual memorial. Each bench situated in rows among the trees had the name of a victim... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is among my top 3 monuments in DC...while others are noteworthy...I find this one a beautiful tribute to those lost in a senseless incident. The Memorial is a place to reflect, honor and meditate...it is a beautiful tribute to those lost. Accessible by Metro, but best via car....Weekend parking is best...and worth the trip despite the distance from the... More

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