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Alexandria National Cemetery

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1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
+1 703-221-2183
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A vet will love this!

As Veterans my husband and myself loved seeing how well this cemetery was cared for..It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pamelal117
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Apollo Beach, Florida
Nice cemetery

If you like cemeteries, this is a nice one. Not so big, well kept. Very quiet, nice stoll. Birds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carole R
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Montreal
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“civil war” (13 reviews)
“buried here” (4 reviews)
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1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
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+1 703-221-2183

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"final resting place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As Veterans my husband and myself loved seeing how well this cemetery was cared for..It is beautiful and makes one very proud to walk through. Pride is definitely shown to those that have fallen for this wonderful country in Alexandria National Cemetery.

Thank pamelal117
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like cemeteries, this is a nice one. Not so big, well kept. Very quiet, nice stoll. Birds are singing, the sun was nice and warm. No one around. Nice place to reflect on all the lives sacrified for the country, and all the...More

Thank Carole R
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Walking through Alexandria National Cemetery is so peaceful! If you want to get right off the beaten path in Old Town, its worth a stroll!

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

I think that this place is a big part of USA's story. The soldiers are so serius and I walked and heard in silence. You have to see the change of guard. E' un pezzo della storia di America. Emozionante il cambio guardia

Thank Diletta P
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Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

I was in awe of the amount of people of old that were buried at this graveyard. There were several cemeteries in the general area and there was walking paths to walk through. I have never seen anything like it. Definitely felt like a walk...More

Thank Whiterabbit9
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

This is wonderful and personal since both my parents and uncles are buried there. So we go to visit them - but we have taken the tours which are very informative. They have a phone app also which is very helpful.

Thank marybG7026IH
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

This is an extensive cemetery, actually a dozen or so cemeteries. The individual cemeteries are divided by plantings, fences, or walls. All the old churches are represented regardless of religion. Some of the veterans buried are unknown, apparently found on the battlefield and interred. Some...More

Thank eastbyeast2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

This is a little known/talked about national cemetery. I've spent a lot of time in the Northern Virginia area and honestly didn't know it existed. This was right behind my hotel and my room had a view of it so I checked it out. Most...More

Thank coachgt
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

i love this place, great way to honor those who have served our country and learn a bit too. it is metro accessible, make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Thank girlcalledgrey
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

This is a very pretty cemetery with history to tell just south of Old Town, but it is not Arlington, there is not changing of the guard, Kennedy is not buried here and on and on...

5  Thank retrieverlvr
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explorer3
August 12, 2017|
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Response from executivewench | Reviewed this property |
I honestly didn't know Alexandria national cemetery was a thing until about two years ago....i never realized people got the two confused but will endeavor to be clear on descriptions
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