This is a very great place to visit. Many historical grave sites to see including John F Kennedys. This is also home to the Tomb of the Unknown and the changing of the guard is a great experience.
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Our youngest was afraid to go, but once he saw it, he totally changed his mind. What a beautiful well maintained place to know soldiers and other prominent historic figures are laid to rest. Kennedy's grave...kind of breath taking knowing he is right there. There...More
You never realize the sacrifice that has been made for our freedom until you visit this cemetery. Such an emotional impact that puts our history into perspective. We also saw the Changing of the Guard at the tomb of the unknown soldier which I HIGHLY...More
We loved visiting here, our family of 5 had a wonderful time visiting this reverent place. We took the tour bus and got to see the Kennedy burial site, the tomb of the unknown soldier and some other cool historical sites.
A visit to the Arlington Cemetery is full of history and emotion. One cannot visit without being overwhelmed with emotion and pride when witnessing over 400,000 graves of men and women who gave their lives for our country!
Impressive and moving memorial to the price of war, features graves from all the major US conflicts and the memorials to the Kennedy brothers is certainly worth seeing while there. Grounds are extensive but walkable although there is now a guided tour bus for those...More
All those names, on all those headstones. One can only stand and reflect. So many brave souls & so many lost. We saw soldiers from the Civil War to current conflicts. We didn't realize that there were also some civilians in the cemetery - from...More
This was the first place we went to in DC. The landmark sites within the cemetery are worth the trip! It is a lot of walking, so be prepared for that. My mother had her walker with, and was exhausted quickly. I've never been to...More
This isn't what I would call an attraction, but someplace to pay your respects. This is a large area, so I would recommend the hop-on hop-off trolly to get around.
What a great experience! The changing of the guard was so touching and just being close to the tomb of the unknown soldier was inspiring. It was a good experience for our large extended family that included kids ages 7 to 15. A must see...More