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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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Ranked #170 of 288 Attractions in Philadelphia
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- Oct 29, 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Walking through the neighborhood, this unexpected memorial is tucked inside a small park. It is an almost smaller version-- similar to-/ the Vietnsm Vets memorial in Washington d.c. A very calm and serene location to contemplate each infividual's ultimate sacrifice. Walking farther, there are poignant memorials to the Irish and Scottish immigrants, as well as a marker commemorating the now-gone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I don't think this or the Korean memorial are publicised enough. Only came across them when walking up from south street. If I had planned for this visit, I would have brought water and been able to stay longer, but the heat of the day meant I had to curtail the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

I was walking toward the river in my typical wondering manner and stumbled upon this memorial. My uncle fought in Vietnam and I am a veteran myself. Quite touching. Nice surprise.

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