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Address: Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA
Phone Number: 703-289-2553
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a Dutch spot

this memorial is a gift from the Dutch nation to the American people to show their gratitude for the liberation in 1945

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Joop v
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this memorial is a gift from the Dutch nation to the American people to show their gratitude for the liberation in 1945

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a pretty cool piece of our history, it is located with just a few hundred meters of the Marine Memorial, so if you're over there, take a spin around, you'll see it. Also if you are on the cemetery tour, it can be seen on the South (don't quote me) side of the cemetery over the wall.

Thank creif980
Stafford, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My office was across the street from the park. It was great to hear the carillon bells play. Well worth a visit.

Thank bjolds
Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic bell tower near Arlington cemetery .. tulips are great touch .. I worked here many years and came to listen to bells at lunch ! Thanks Nederland!

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This is a strange item in terms of its construction and its function as a bell tower. It makes interesting reading but the overall impression is a rather gloomy one

Thank M L
Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The statue of Iwo Jima and the park are visited by millions each year. Its is a moving experience, especially for veterans. There is an outstanding ceremony put on my the Marine Corps band and close order drill team.only during the summer months. The ceremony is fantastic and free. There are also concerts on the Carillon during the summer months.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Both the Marine Memorial and the Netherlands Carillion should be seen when you cross the Potomac into Virginia. The Carillon can be beautiful when the chimes/bells go off. The whole area around them is a park and a nice respite from the traffic in Wasg DC.

Thank Chinapjs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

This monument seems to get overlooked because it's near the Marine Corps monument and Arlington Cemetery but it's worth seeing.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

This structure is very close to the Marine Corp Memorial. It is worth seeing and learning it's history as a gift from the people of The Netherlands to the United states in appreciation for help during World War 2.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

This 50 bell carillon represents the friendly relations between the nations, and is in thanks for the US aid during WWII. The area also has thousands of tulip bulbs from Holland. The bells chime on the hour, and there occasional concerts during the Summer. There is also a great view of the Capitol area, across the Potomac, from this area.

Thank Robert S

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