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Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

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6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mt. Soledad is one of the best places for photo ops and clear views of San Diego and La Jolla beaches and inland areas.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Greg W
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

This memorial is incredible! So many veterans honored here and done so nicely. Highly recommend you stop in if you can. View from there is amazing even on a cloudy day.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Debi Y
Reviewed May 7, 2019

This is a very moving memorial to those american who gave their lives for their country. It is located at the top of a hill an you can see all over San Diego from the top. Take some time to read the various stories of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

A must see places if you’re in San Diego. A very unique monument that honors or heroes and participants from the revolutionary war up until today. A great website that helps you find where the plaques are located. I’ll beautiful in fact fantastic view of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Vernon E
Reviewed May 3, 2019

A beautiful memorial with a stunning panoramic view! We saw bunnies, squirrels and other wildlife while there.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kellywalker
Reviewed April 28, 2019

We walked up here. Not much to do but enjoy the beautiful views. The kids enjoyed it and being able to run around. There were cute little groundhogs popping up!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pennie727
Reviewed April 25, 2019

This is a place to for reverence, for appreciating what scores of veterans have sacrificed. Though its not a cemetery, one can stroll among the names of American veterans from many fronts. It's also a San Diego landmark with amazing views of San Diego and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Deborah R
Reviewed April 24, 2019

This monument is so moving and the view is just breathtaking. Spent quite a while viewing the plaques and want to thank the volunteers for their time in explaining the monument and dedication in taking care of it. It was drizzling rain and they were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dingydawn21
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

We were driving back to Carlos’ uncle home When to our surprise the GPS took us through another route and we “bumped” into this lovely place with amazing views of the city. It’s too sad places like this are built to commemorate people passing away...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

The giant cross has become part of a veterans monument with touching tributes. The panorama high above the city is stunning. We only spent about a half hour but if you don't have impatient younger travelers take time with this one.

Date of experience: March 2019
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mary C
January 17, 2018|
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Response from JeffT134 | Reviewed this property |
Yes -- plan to stay for sunset..
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Ellen055 | Reviewed this property |
It doesn’t take long at all. It’s really up to you how long you decide to stay. We were probably there walking around for 45 mins.