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Alexandria National Cemetery

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Address: 1450 Wilkes St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
Phone Number: 703 221- 2183
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A special place to visit

Alexandria National Cemetery provides a unique experience that you can't find in other places. The staff at the visitor center are very helpful and you can find lots of useful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Ohio, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great place to visit i loved it it was cool outside and it was metro accessible. i will come back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Alexandria National Cemetery provides a unique experience that you can't find in other places. The staff at the visitor center are very helpful and you can find lots of useful information. Certainly it worth walking around the cemetery and the JFK grave site is a must to see.

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a veteran and retired military, I had to take my grandson here to see the Mansion (former home of Robert E. Lee) and the grounds where so many of America's fallen are buried. This place is a reminder of what so many people have sacrificed so that we can enjoy the freedoms we have today. We spent nearly two... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Arlington Cemetery should be a life-changing experience and it is. The Visitors Center is well-planned and helpful. The cemetery itself is simply beautiful and of course, fascinating. Come armed with a heart full of compassion and eagerness to learn and you won't be disappointed. See the Changing of the Guard as well as the burial places of the very... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. Beautiful. The grounds are impeccable. The tomb of the unknowns is so solemn but the changing of the guard is so beautiful it brings me to tears every time.

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Thank Mary S
Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible to see grave markers from 200-300 years ago. Grounds are kept up well. While we were there on a Sunday morning, a lot of people were actually jogging around the area. There is a memorial for the men who died chasing Wilkes Booth after he shot Lincoln.

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Portland, Oregon, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is one monument in DC that is a must see. Also you need to plan at least four hours. It is a somber visit filled with history of past Americans that have earned the right to be interned here. Look up Audie Murphy, JFK and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The Tombs changing of the Guard is a... More 

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Thank Chuck C
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great place for a walk -- suggest looking up history on the internet before you go. Can continue on the walk down to old town Alexandria and could pass through the old train tunnel if you take the correct route.

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Thank wmclynch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Walking through the cemetery stirs pride to all who visit. The history, the sacrifices, the deep respect for the military is felt with every footstep.

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Thank Michael P
Centerport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My son and I visited this cemetery, not knowing anything about it, because we enjoy history and he just moved to the city. The place is peaceful and beautiful! As we parked and walked to the visitor center we were greeted by retired military men who were gathering for a meeting. It was a great experience as they were so... More 

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