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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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Solemn, moving and unforgettable

No trip to Arlington could be complete without seeing this very moving ceremony. No words could describe the experience. See it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No trip to Arlington could be complete without seeing this very moving ceremony. No words could describe the experience. See it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see attraction in you ever visit the DC area. The beauty of the precision is a sight to see. Good bless America!

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Galliate, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When visiting Arlington National Cemetery you cannot miss the change of the guard by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It is a unforgettable experience that requires you standing and keeping silence in respect of the place and the memory of all the soldiers who list their life for the country and for our freedom.

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Elizabethtown, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see when visiting Washington DC. The changing of the guard ceremony took place every 30 minutes the day we visited. It is one of my favorite places to visit and is a chance to see America at its best.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolute must visit if you're in DC. Do not miss this or the Cemetery itself. The Old Guard do such an outstanding job and the crowds are usually behaved as they should be--respectful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The changing of the guard is worth seeing. This is such a humbling experience. You will be moved emotionally by visiting this Tomb. Make sure to keep quiet out of respect.

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Top notch fulfillment of their duties by the military personnel. Made me very proud to see them carrying out such an honor with the highest level of professionalism they displayed. Visiting the tomb was very touching and I am proud t have the opportunity to visit such a hallowed place. What I was disappointed in was the actions and disrespect... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The changing of the guard ceremony is a MUST SEE event when in the DC area. The Guard is changed every thirty minutes during the summer (April 1 to Sep 30) and every hour during the winter (Oct 1 to Mar 31). During the hours the cemetery is closed, the guard is changed every 2 hours. The Tomb is guarded,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very inspirational place and well worth the visit. Watching the changing of the guards is worth making sure that you check the schedule and be there for it.

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Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is probably one of the most emotional experiences one can have while in Washington, D.C. From the knowledge that the remains of this soldier represent ALL who have fought and died on behalf of Freedom to the knowledge of the hard work and dedication required of each guard, this is a must for... More 

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