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Address: Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
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+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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No place better exemplifies the spirit of American patriotism.

Prepare to be overwhelmed and inspired by the magnitude of service and sacrifice represented here at Arlington National Cemetery.... but besides paying homage to the honored dead... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Prepare to be overwhelmed and inspired by the magnitude of service and sacrifice represented here at Arlington National Cemetery.... but besides paying homage to the honored dead, marveling at the precision of the guards, and learning a lot about American history, you can also just relax and enjoy the view of Washington, D.C.'s monumental core.

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

We went to visit a friend that is buried there. The guide located the place he is and gave us the instructions on how to get there. As we went to pay the guide saw that the paperwork we were carrying and told us that if you are serving military or visiting a grave the entry was free, even though... More 

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Ashland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first time in DC and what a place to visit. There is a lot of walking but the history here is unbelievable. Seeing JFK's grave was amazing and then seeing the tomb of the unknowns left me speechless. My husband and I got there in plenty of time to see the change the changing of the guards.... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Crystal Clear; holiday wreaths on all grave sites.Remains most impressive. JFK and Jackie Graves very moving after seeing the film Jackie.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with our family after Googling info on this destination. Parked the car and it was free since it was Christmas Day observed. A short walk and you come to the welcome center. The people behind the counter are uber friendly and point you to your destination. A bus tour is $12 per person. SO we walked. It... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting. Worth paying for the tour. Changing of the guard was great as well as the eternal flame at the Kennedy grave. Tour bus guide points out all the interesting people that are buried there and explains all the different monuments. You can get off and explore on your own and then pick up another bus.

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Willoughby Hills, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arlington National Cemetery is a beautiful place through which to wander. There are wooded areas, hills, and amazing vistas. But most people don't visit just to walk.... they visit to understand the history... of their country, their neighbors, their loved ones. Make certain that you check the indoor kiosks to find the locations where family members, neighbors, or hometown heroes... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's always a difficult time for me, but I continue to be touched by the memorial that is the Arlington National Cemetery. I have visited as a local, attended a family funeral and continue to visit the gravesite. Each time I go I am overwhelmed by the care and maintenance they put into the grounds. Even as tourists flock to... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A can't miss when visiting the DC area. We'll probably avoid the trolley tour next time we visit. The wait between trolleys was long and it was faster to simply walk around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The easiest way to access Arlington is via the Metro blue line (exit at the eponymous station and walk a short way up Memorial Drive to the visitor entrance and center) and the Big Bus Tours’ blue line. The entrance is free but visitors are rigorously checked and food and drink other than water are banned. Make sure you pick... More 

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