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Address: Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: (877) 907-8585
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most...

Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame.

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A moving experience for young and old.

If you are going to be close to Washington DC you owe it to yourself to spend half a day or more at Arlington National Cemetery. We spent 3 hours walking and looking at different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Evansville, Indiana, USA
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Evansville, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are going to be close to Washington DC you owe it to yourself to spend half a day or more at Arlington National Cemetery. We spent 3 hours walking and looking at different areas and then we spend $6 each to take the hop on/hop off tram tour. Some notable things are Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (changing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We toured Arlington National Cemetery with our two young girls the trams ran on schedule and the three different tour guides and drivers were excellent and very informative I learned a lot and so did my girls. The changing of the guard was a very moving experience and I highly recommend staying and watching. My girls also loved the women's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I walked in from the Marine monument. There was no one around the whole time I was walking through. Once I reached the main entrance that changed. The group I ran into could not say enough about their guide Ron. Looked like a great way to learn more.

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Thank Liz S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the cemetery and would recommend it. We used the maps provided by the cemetery to navigate through the area. It was extremely interesting. We used to metro to go there. There was not cost to enter the cemetery.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is guarded 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and in any weather by Tomb Guard sentinels. The tram car tour of the cemetery shows the expanse of the property and interesting facts are provided by the tour guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While visiting the Capital, I made certain to visit Arlington Cemetery. I have seen pictures, but standing amongst the shear volume of graves overwhelms you and effects you far more than any picture you have ever seen. I am a former Marine and I could not help but feel a heavy heart and profound sense of loss as I wondered... More 

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Dodge City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cemetery is a very humbling experience. Although solemn, it provides a good opportunity to remember that freedom is not free. Keep in mind there are a lot of hills and often times we found the concrete sidewalks and stairs were uneven and in need of repair. You can stay on the main roads but they don't always provide direct... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to get to on the Metro and a must see in Washington. You can take a trolley bus for $14 but we chose to walk. JFK resting place was beautiful and we also saw the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknowns. The cemetery is a somber place with up to 30 funerals continuing each day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family came here to visit a gravesite of a family member and to see the seabees memorial. Although I loved it, we took our young children which made this trip not as fun as it could have been. The cemetery is full of history, but also a lot of walking and memorial monuments that require silence. I found it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the day before the Memorial Day weekend. Soldiers in squads and full battle dress on a near 100 degree day were placing flags at each gravesite. Don't forget these guys! Take the bus tour of this beautiful place.

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