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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
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+1 202-426-6841
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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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See this at night

The impact of this memorial lighted up at night will really stay with you - do not miss it. BE sure to notice the reflection of soldiers in the wall behind them.

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Fort Worth TX
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The impact of this memorial lighted up at night will really stay with you - do not miss it. BE sure to notice the reflection of soldiers in the wall behind them.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This memorial is so unique & so awesome! It's so close to the Lincoln Memorial & a must see! You won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved this Memorial. The spread of the statues throughout the vegetation perfectly encapsulates the image of the Korean War. And the subtle etching of the human aspect of the war in the dark marble wall was hauntingly beautiful. Liked that the sacrifice of all the UN forces was acknowledged equally with the US casualties.

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Homestead, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking at the faces of these tired, haunting, and handsome men marching through mud, at the request of S. Korea to help...we stepped up and these beautiful men lost their lives. A must see.

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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide almost decided not to attend this because the temp was dropping ..32° rainy and getting late because we had a reservation for dinner. So happy she changed her mind. With the cold and the rain and a "little bit" of the fog coming off the water on the ground around the soldiers...This made it life like and... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It doesn't quite feel the same during the day so be sure to plan a night-time visit. The way it's eerily lit and the shadows are sure to give you the chills. You almost feel as though you are a part of this patrol. I also recommend a visit to the Marine Corps Museum and the Frozen Chosin Exhibit.

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Thank Noelle C
Moultrie, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nicely organized memorial to soldiers who fought and died in Korea. Especially liked the soldier statues in the grass. Made it feel real.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A monument like no other! To see the statues of these soldiers at dusk or after dark is amazing. You will feel like they are real people who are working together for the good of the group. They look out for and protect one another as the area landscape was created to mimic the surroundings in Korea. The Korean War... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chills, that's the only way I can express my feelings. Didn't know what to expect with this memorial but when you walk up on it, its erie and feels like you've walked into a freeze frame of time. Its very moving.

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Thank Wolfepack65
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After reading books on this conflict, I felt a great need to recognize these men who gave so much. This is a memorial that should not be missed.

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