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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Phone Number: (202) 426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance...

This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.

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I never cease to be amazed at the effect this memorial has on me. There is an eeriness about it, especially at dusk or under the night's sky. Not to be missed are the etchings... read more

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Tulum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I never cease to be amazed at the effect this memorial has on me. There is an eeriness about it, especially at dusk or under the night's sky. Not to be missed are the etchings on the granite wall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This memorial was not here when I visited Washington as a teenager. They have added several memorials in the last few decades, but this one has special meaning for me since my father fought in this war. The statues of each soldier seem to be walking cautiously into danger, and you can almost sense their emotions. It was very moving,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must see when you're visiting the Washington DC area! The walk along the Tidal Basin is amazing and there are so many historical things to see that tell the story of how our country was built and rose as a world power.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This exhibit was small but very appealing. It is very somber and ghostly appearing which added to its beauty. This was my favorite site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is hard to beleive that our man had to go through such an experience. This is a reminder of their courage and bravery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My father-in-law is a Korean War Veteran. I made sure to visit and take plenty of pictures for him to see when I returned home. Very nicely done and a must visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the artistic point of view, the monument dedicated to the Korean War Veterans is one of the most beautiful in Washington, D.C., 19 soldiers made of stainless steel walking towards the flag of the U.S.A. and the Veterans flag. The soldier's features are different from one to the other because they reflect the different ethnic groups of soldiers sent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This Memorial is amazing as it has been carved into the stone with tiny dots. When you back away, you can see the whole detailed pictures. There are also detailed amazing statues around it. Very well done, must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This monument is very underrated among DC monuments. However it's beautifully tucked away near the Lincoln and reflecting pool. The design is breathtaking as the soldiers are placed among the greenery. This monument is a must-see especially when you're over by the Lincoln/reflecting pool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seeing the statues of soldiers in line makes you feel as if you are with them. You can just feel the intensity of the situation they were experiencing. Fabulous design to honor fabulous men .

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