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“Great history” 3 of 5 stars
Review of John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza
Main Street and Market Street, Dallas, TX 75202 (Downtown Dallas)
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Ranked #48 of 115 Attractions in Dallas
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This simple monument to the slain president was built on a plaza adjacent to the Texas School Book Depository building.
Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great history”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Must listen to the story tellers around the plaza, to truly get the story and of course all the conspiracy theories too. A vist to the book depository is a MUST!

Visited November 2012
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Plano, Texas
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“A Piece of History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

More than just because of that fateful day in 1963, this is a place to see that has Dallas history and US history combined for a great experience. Pair it with a visit to the 6th Floor Museum.

Visited September 2012
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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“Pretentious description of a very boring monument”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

A concrete box, with a granite slab... Hardly a worthy tribute to someone who is still seen today as the most popular US president.

Can't believe someone was paid to create this!

Visited February 2013
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Cape town
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“Sad Historical Event”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Gave me goosebumps. Interesting to hear all the diffirent conspiracy theories-just sad to be there where it all happened-would like to, but cant turn back the clock

Visited June 2012
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Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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“Very nice and simple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

This can just be added as a quick stop while visiting Dallas. There isn't a lot to do or see, so it doesn't take up a lot of time. It is very nice though and a great tribute to JFK. I really enjoyed seeing it.

Visited January 2013
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