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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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Amazed that the soldiers of "The Old Guard" are able to do their duty 24/7 every day of the year! This is a must see by all Americans and tourists of all nations.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazed that the soldiers of "The Old Guard" are able to do their duty 24/7 every day of the year! This is a must see by all Americans and tourists of all nations.

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ft lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very interesting. Must be very quiet but this is a must see. In the summer they change guards every 30 mins, winter every hour...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These men and women are truly impressive. Their dedication to guarding the tomb is outstanding. The day we went it was extremely hot and humid. The soldiers never wavered.

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Thank Aaron R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Heartbreaking but necessary. So much history in this cemetery. The tomb of the unknown soldier is the most moving part of this tour. Pay the extra to take the tour bus. Not sure how anyone can survive the hike in the summer months to see all there is to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We made sure to stop by and see the changing of the guard - definitely worth catching that ceremony.

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Lindenhurst, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must do. Very somber to watch. Felt sorry for the soldier dressed in his uniform in 95 degree temperature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tomb contains the remains of unidentified servicemen from both World Wars as well as the Korean War. Military guards 24/7. Changing of the guard every half hour April thru September. Very moving experience.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must see to see the dedication of our troops to our unknown soldiers. Take the tour it will be easy to get up too the unknown solider.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked here in the rain and waited the half hour for the changing of the guard. Very precise movement and military style. Glad we took the walk and made the wait to watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

overwhelming experience of gazing on the tomb and reflecting on the many who have given their lives for this idea of America. The Soldiers standing guard add to the experience.

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