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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Address: 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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+1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance...

This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.

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The Korean War Veterans Memorial is very striking during the day and will give you some goosebumps, but the memorial at night is awe inspiring and spooky at the same time. The... read more

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is very striking during the day and will give you some goosebumps, but the memorial at night is awe inspiring and spooky at the same time. The statues are like apparitions in the light and the reflection of them in the wall makes it appear as if there are twice as many. The honor wall... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even without much knowledge of Korean war, this war memorial has effect on you to transport to that era. The statues of soldiers in various positions are so engaging, they seem to have questions in their eyes and power to show the slice of their lives. If visiting Lincoln memorial, it’s an added bonus to see this.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As if the monument isn't strong enough during the day nighttime gives it even more power. You really feel like you are there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Located near the Lincoln Memorial and the Vietnam War Memorial, the Korean War Memorial is one of my favorites. The over sized soldiers in battle formation are breathtaking. The detail on the wall (they used authentic photos) is so amazing...I had never been exposed to anything like that before. And the words at the end of the Memorial, Freedom isn't... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible monument to those the Korean Vets. Very moving. The lifelike statues in various physical positions draw you into this moving exhibit. One of my favorites.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was really moved to see such a wonderful memorial to the Korean War Veterans. The statues conveyed so much.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The architect of this memorial was inspired. You can stand anywhere around this memorial and when you look directly at it, one of the soldiers is looking directly at you. Raises the hair on the back of your neck. The detail in the soldiers faces and dress is amazing. This memorial was not on my "list to see." So glad... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This please takes you back in time it's so real so Peaceful when you have a chance take the time to experience this icon of our country!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I only got to see this memorial while travelling on a tour bus. It didn't stop, so the view was very quick. I enjoyed seeing it, and thought it was very nice. I wish I had more time to look at the individual statues.

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The use of statues, greenery and quotes is very humbling at this exhibit. You get a glimpse of our soldiers but then also learn more about what was lost, who was lost and much more. Definitely a must see, but be sure to finish your snack and/or drink before you get to it as the discourage food and drink at... More 

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