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U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

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Address: Arlington Blvd. and Meade St, Arlington, VA 22211
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Commonly called the "Iwo Jima Memorial," the statue is a...

Commonly called the "Iwo Jima Memorial," the statue is a depiction of the famous raising of the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima and is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives defending that flag.

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Much larger than I realized

Says you can walk from Arlington, but I would recommend driving. This iconic statue is way larger that I imagined and worth a quick stop.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Des Moines, IA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Says you can walk from Arlington, but I would recommend driving. This iconic statue is way larger that I imagined and worth a quick stop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you know the history behind Iwo Jima and have watched movies pertaining to this historically significant event in WW2, you need to visit this memorial. No ands, ifs or buts!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you visit Washington DC you must see Arlington National Cemetery and if you do take a tour please be sure you take the time to visit the US Marine Corp Memorial that honors those Marines who died in defense of our freedom and rights.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My twenty year old son wanted to see this, so we went. I'm glad we did. As he said, it is "awe inspiring". After having seen this monument in so many pictures, it was amazing to see it in person. It is much larger than I thought and makes you think of the day that the event actually took place.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to stop after leaving Fort Meyer to visit. Nice for photos, and learn a bit of history. Nice park area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's was below freezing and snow from Stella still here but in honor or my grandfather who was at Iwo when this historic event occurred then I had to see. It's cool and a quick trip to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came by here at night when no one was around and it was all lit up. Very well done memorial and being here at night makes it even more powerful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Photographs do not do this justice! It is a much bigger, more impressive monument than I expected and it was truly gorgeous - especially at night. We went back during the day as well and loved the views of DC also. Definitely a must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been on my must do list for a while now and when visiting Arlington cemetery I decided to walk over. I have seen it 1 million times on TV and in pictures and was not prepared for the true size of the monument. It is enormous! It is a huge, beautiful monument and I would highly recommend anybody... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to walk and visit, plenty of grassy areas for kids to run and play or have a picnic. Beautiful views of DC also. Be sure to check out the free Marine Corps Sunset Parades on Tuesday evenings in the summer. They are free, but parking is a little bit of a challenge but not if you arrive early.... More 

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