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Netherlands Carillon

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Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA
+1 703-289-2553
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carillon and the adjacent Marine Corps Memorial are walkable from Arlington National Cemetery or from Rosslyn Metro Station. The view is one of the best in the Washington area, featuring the Potomac, Mall, and Capitol in the distance. The Carillon grounds have tulips in...More

Thank David M
Reviewed August 31, 2017

The carillon is located adjacent to the Marine Corps War Memorial, right next to Arlington National Cemetery, and was gifted to the United States by the people of the Netherlands as thanks for US support during World War II. The bells chime on the hour...More

Thank Boise_Jax
Reviewed August 29, 2017

You can visit it while walking to the Marine memorial, but it's uninspiring and I wouldn't go out of your way to see it

Thank Orangedog42
Reviewed August 14, 2017

It's hard to tell what it is at first, just between the long walk in Arlington Cemetery and The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, its the perfect place to take a break and relax, big open field, sweet bells!

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed August 1, 2017

The Carillon is a wonderful gift from The Netherlands for assistance by the US during WWII. The Carillon concerts throughout the summer are terrific, and just being there when the Carillon chimes the time every 15 minutes is lovely. This is adjacent to the Iwo...More

Thank HJC404
Reviewed July 19, 2017

My husband and I walked here late at night since it was close to our hotel and the views were amazing. We sat for a little while and enjoyed the views and all the airplanes coming in! Great place for views of DC.

Thank jessta7
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I never knew of this until we passed it on our walk from the Iwo Jima memorial to Arlington cemetery. It had a neat little write up about how this was a gift from the Netherlands to the US for their aid in the war....More

Thank Annie-Ryan T
Reviewed July 14, 2017

The most intersting thing is the fact this was a gift from the Netherlands to the US for freeing them from Nazi occupation. Those Dutch are nice people.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I had never heard of this before so reading the story behind it was interesting. The carillon itself is a very cold and intimidating structure which is a strong contrast to what it represents. The guide at Arlington mentioned that they held concerts there during...More

Thank Cris P
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The beautiful music can be heard throughout the cemetery. Lovely tones! Creates just the right atmosphere for this truly solemn sacred place of American history. Fitting tribute to all the heroes buried in the cemetery. I would love to see the Carillon when the tulips...More

Thank ncat2016
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