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Address: Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: +1 877-907-8585
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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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 must see this place honors all the people who made the ultimate sacrifice. It was a very humbling experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see this place honors all the people who made the ultimate sacrifice. It was a very humbling experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One could easily spend 4 hours or more at this historic cemetery. For about 20 or 25 dollars you can go on a trolley tour that stops at the more popular sites such as John F Kennedy's gravesite, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington House, the Coast Guard Memorial, and General John J. Pershing's gravesite. This allows for about... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A walk around is well worth the time. A tour guide could be helpful in pointing more interesting sights.

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Sebastian, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having served, I felt honored to be amongst those that gave all to our country. I recommend the trolley or tour to find all its main sites. You can walk but it will be alot of walking, plus staff on trolley point out many things you would miss on your own.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came on a Sunday morning right when it opened at 8 am. We took the Arlington Cemetery metro stop on the Blue Line. From the metro exit, you follow the signs to Arlington Cemetery and the Visitor Entrance is a short few minutes walk. There are trolleys available but we enjoyed the walk. We walked to JFK's tomb and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cemetery is huge and a lot of people visit it everyday. Parking is limited. There is a lot of walking to do and the place is hilly. Comfortable shoes are advisable. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a place to visit, specially when they do the Changing of the Guard at the top of every hour. Impressive to... More 

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Highland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visit a cemetery? Yes, this is a place that you will not forget. To see the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown soldier is an experience to remember. The precision and seriousness with which these soldiers carry out their responsibility is awesome. It makes you feel proud of your country. We took a 2.5 hour tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seeing the rows and rows of the tombstones of men and women who have died for the freedoms we enjoy in this country is very humbling. Arlington National Cemetery covers a lot of ground. You can take a hop on/hop off tour or simply walk the grounds at your leisure. Allow plenty of time. We took and tour, but ran... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited the cemetery while staying in DC. Easy to get to via the metro and once there it is simply amazing! I found it very peaceful walking around the cemetery as it is a very beautiful place. There is an option for a guided tour but i chose to walk solo. The staff at the centre were very helpful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made an afternoon of visiting the history cemetery. Be prepared for challenging uphill walks where vehicles are not allowed. We walked uphill to the 'tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This was a very solemn and powerful experience. Be prepared to sit at attention quietly for 20-30 minutes to see the changing of the guard. The museum is also informative.... More 

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