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Review of Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery
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$68.98*
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War Memorials and Arlington National Cemetery Tour
Ranked #1 of 86 things to do in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame.
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Beautiful and HUGE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Two words to describe this cemetery: beautiful and HUGE!! It is quite a long walk to see the different sites and if you go on a hot summer day like I did, it makes the walk seem even longer!! Make sure you bring a bottle of water!! I suggest looking at the map online and picking the sites you want to see ahead of time so that you can be sure to set aside enough time to check everything out. One of the "Must See" is the changing of the guards at the tomb of the unknown soldier that happens every hour, you definitely don't want to miss it!!

Visited June 2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

On my recent visit to Washington I took the metro to Arlington cemetery and went on the hop on hop off tour great attraction and well worth doing. The cemetery is full of history don't miss the grave of War veteran and film star Audie Murphy the crew from the space shuttle Apollo and of course the eternal flame of also stick around for the changing of the guard this was a stand out attraction and one not to be missed.

Visited September 2012
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“wonderful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

I was moved by this place, i walked around this place for a while and had a look at the Kennedy graves, didn't have time to go to the tomb of the unknown soldier. A lovely place to be buried.
God bless all service personnel.
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Visited June 2013
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“A must!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

This was great. So glad we stopped. The changing of the guard is a must see. There is just so much history to see here. It's a lot of walking but it's worth it. Everyone was nice and respectful.

Visited June 2013
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“Arlington great. ANC tours awful”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

Ticket sales woman was rude, tram very late
Could not understand tram driver or tour guide due to thick accent.
Finally gave up waiting for a ride back to visitors center & just walked
Skip the tram & walk

Visited June 2013
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