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“Visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” 5 of 5 stars
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Tomb of the Unknowns
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
(877) 907-8585
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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Arlington
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: 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.
Alexandria, Virginia
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“Visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The greatest thing at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is the changing of the guards. These men are so polished and precise in their movements, it is a joy and pleasure to watch them present their routine to the visitors.

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Midland, Michigan
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“A Memorable Experience...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Very interesting to view the changing of the guard. The entire cemetery is very humbling and the grounds beautiful.

Visited May 2013
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Naples, FL
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“You will be moved by your visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I have been here many times and it still raises emotions every time I go or think about it. The dedication and solemnity of the guards and the place is unbelievable.

Visited April 2013
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Redlands, California
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“Moving!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is a must see! We all should never forget those who scarified for our freedom to live our lives as it is now. Thank you for our military community!

Visited May 2013
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“Impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Grounds and guards were very impressive. Crowds and school kids not so much. Next time I'd good early to try to avoid the bulk of the mobs

Visited April 2013
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