We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alexandria National Cemetery

Is this your business?
1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
+1 703-221-2183
Save
Review Highlights
beautiful tribute

i love this place, great way to honor those who have served our country and learn a bit too. it is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
girlcalledgrey
Must see DC

I take any and all out of town visitors to Arlington National Cemetery because of the history... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
maryellenruff
,
Alexandria, Virginia
Read all 83 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“civil war” (12 reviews)
“buried here” (4 reviews)
“fallen heroes” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
CONTACT
+1 703-221-2183

Similar Things to Do in Alexandria

Write a Review
Reviews (83)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I take any and all out of town visitors to Arlington National Cemetery because of the history, beauty and honor it is to walk among thousands of fallen heroes. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, changing of the guard, and Kennedy graves are among the...More

Thank maryellenruff
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...

3  Thank retrieverlvr
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This location truly honors those that have served. What else is important? I have waited my life to see this place. It was so worth it. Truly honored to be there.

Thank Everett M
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

The National Cemetery at Alexandria is the Nations first. It is very well laid out. There is also a care taker, you will provide you with some very interesting history of the Cemetery. It is well worth a visit after you go to one of...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed June 28, 2017

One of the things that I learned was the importance of Alexandria as a military base during the Civil War. I also learned about the system of cemeteries that were developed as a result of the war. As with other national cemeteries, this is a...More

Thank gilliganncphd
Reviewed May 25, 2017

this is such a beautiful place and the history of all the people there very nice cemetery kinda strange its a attraction but nice place to thank all the people gave there lives for our country

Thank merene3
Reviewed April 10, 2017

an off-the-beaten-path "hidden gem" that's not very extensive compared with the enormous Arlington National Cemetery just a couple miles away -- but charming and historic

Thank Steve M
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The Alexandria Cemetery complex is pretty neat but finding this hidden gem of a National Cemetery was a bonus. Men involved in the hunt for John Wilkes Booth after Lincoln's assassination are interred here. It's very quiet and a lovely, lesser known National Cemetery.

Thank executivewench
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Abe did his speech here. I came for the ingress mission, I stayed for the history. I stayed as long as I could as there was a military funeral going on for retired Lt. Commander Flores, 21 gun salute and everything. There is a new...More

Thank Jama J
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Joe Theismann's Restaurant
1,159 reviews
.33 miles away
BRABO Restaurant
510 reviews
.31 miles away
Table Talk Restaurant
297 reviews
.19 miles away
Sweet Fire Donna's
129 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby Attractions
George Washington Masonic National Memorial
533 reviews
.51 miles away
The Little Theatre of Alexandria
68 reviews
.62 miles away
The Lyceum
56 reviews
.60 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
explorer3
August 12, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
0
Votes