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“be prepared to cry” 5 of 5 stars
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242 (National Mall)
202-426-6841
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Ranked #10 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
San Francisco, California
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“be prepared to cry”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

amazing. so many names and such a waste. if you lost friends in this war as i did you won't walk away from this with dry eyes. its a very moving reminder of a great loss

Visited March 2012
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“Spooky at night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Highly recommend taking the double decker bus tour where you hop on and off of the bus and visit all the sites. Perfect for traveling with out a car.

Visited February 2013
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“A Great Honor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

A must see while you are in DC. A great honor to our Veterans. There are volunteers there who will help you if you are trying to locate someone on the wall.

Visited February 2013
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Tehachapi, California
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“Very reverent place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

All the visitors here recognize this is a "sacred" place for the Viet Nam veterans. There are directories available to locate relatives, or friends. Sometimes mementos are left for a buddy that was killed or is missing. If you lost a friend, classmate, etc. to this war, this is a good place to "reunite" with him / her.

Visited November 2012
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“Caring tribute to the fallen and missing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Talk to the people in the yellow caps, they are full of knowledge about this war and memorial. It's sad to see too many names engraved but nice that we have not forgotten them.

Visited February 2013
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