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Arlington National Cemetery

Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 877-907-8585
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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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Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 877-907-8585
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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank David K
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Jennifer Ruffol... H
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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

Thank Jaxncrealtor
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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.

Thank mountlombard
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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!

Thank P2776OXmariah
Reviewed July 24, 2016

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

Thank RJG1972
Reviewed July 24, 2016

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

Thank Robert S
Reviewed July 24, 2016

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

Thank nexjen
Reviewed July 24, 2016

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.

Thank K J
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Laura M
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September 26, 2017|
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Response from janicebH3393OR | Reviewed this property |
I realize that I'm answering this long past the time of your need, but for any others looking for a private room to have lunch after a service and or burial at Arlington Cemetery, our family has used the officer's club at... More
September 24, 2017|
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You pay to enter the Cemetery unless you are a veteran (need proof) or on active duty. I don't know if that is waived when visiting a relatives grave. Once in, there is a shuttle that takes you to the key points of the... More
September 11, 2017|
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Response from mikeylikesit2016 | Reviewed this property |
For self guided tours, you'll need strength. Hilly to push a chair. They have tours that are available for a price$$. The trolleys move around quietly and efficiently. The operator and tour guides are not overly loud. There... More