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Tomb of the Unknowns

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Address: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: (877) 907-8585
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Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in...

Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in Arlington National Cemetery honors unidentified American soldiers from the two World Wars and the Korean War.

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Moving ceremony, makes me proud

Being a local, have been here a few times with out of town guests. Have been here in all kinds of weather, and each time the soldiers are respectful with the job they are doing... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being a local, have been here a few times with out of town guests. Have been here in all kinds of weather, and each time the soldiers are respectful with the job they are doing. Proud to know that they are honoring brave soldiers, even if they don't know their identity.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the 2nd time I had been here. It definitely makes you think about how grateful you are for the sacrifices our soldiers have made for us. The soldiers guarding the tomb are on point and don't miss a beat. This is a must see in everyone's lifetime.

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Beloit, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These young people actually put in for the position of guard. They are extremely professional and then I was informed that these boys are wearing wool suits! The day we were there it was 96 degrees with a heat index of 112!

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Batavia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The tomb of the unknowns is a beautiful spot in the cemetery. Don't miss the changing of the guard ceremony - it is solemn and respectful and so moving!

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is such a special place full of honor and sacrifice ,Those who gave so much for us to live as we chose .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very heartfelt going to see the changing of the guard... a must see ... will visit again in the near future...

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Tomb of the Unknowns right before a torrential thunder storm, so not only was there very few people in the crowd, there was an encroaching darkness coming in, which added even more "weight" to the ceremonial nature of the event. It was a terrific and moving ceremony.

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting here makes you realize how lucky you are to be an American. It is a grate place to visit and to realize how many people sacrificed for the freedoms that we have. Thank you service men and women, and veterans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Please take the time to visit Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers - this ceremony is extremely moving and solemn - words cannot adequately express this. I recently went with someone who had never been although he had served in the Army in the late 70s and he said that this ceremony reminded him why he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Arlington on a VERY hot day in August (over 100 degrees) - the changing of the guard made me (for a while anyway) forget the heat. These soldiers are something to be admired. They guard the tomb 365 days a year 24/7 - I wonder if there is the same level of intensity at 3 am on a... More 

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