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The Pentagon

1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA 20301-1400
+1 703-228-3988
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The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense are housed in the massive Pentagon, whose five wedge-shaped sections represent the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA 20301-1400
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Due to the security surrounding the pentagon, there really isn't much to see. Its just a building which to my eyes doesn't have very great architecture so I didn't really find it very interesting. It was a stop on a bus tour I was on...More

Thank leebC1108OR
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pentagon memorial wasn't as much visited compared to other memorials around National Mall, but I really liked it. There is a monument (shaped like a wing) that dedicated to each victim of the Pentagon attack on 9/11/2001. And if you look a little closer, all...More

Thank M800
Reviewed 6 days ago

You'll need to sign-up for a tour ahead of time. Look for "PentagonTours" online. Well worth the time and visit.

Thank TonyM_WorldTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Structurally, it's really not that impressive. Logistically, taking the blue line (or yellow from the east) is too much of a hassle just to see this place.

Thank cacetait
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was easy to enter through the visitors entrance and I was directed to the badge office and I was promptly seen and issued my badge. It was a smooth process

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I worked at the Pentagon for 3 years and consider it an honor. it is a memorial to the Dept of Defense as its Headquarters and has miles of historical displays on our US militaryl

Thank Irmeli K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's again a privilege to see wher acctually America runs its Govt aiifirs all secret service , dead and Best national offices are there . Must see place

Thank ashishaurora10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building has associated with it a certain mystique that makes people want to get in but once in some are quite disappointed. After all, it is just an office building. Tours can be arranged a head of time for the US citizens and all...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing trip. It was such an Honor to meet so many amazing people from the Pentagon. We were treated so warmly and loving. God bless you all.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to book a visit, but visits require 14-89 days advance notice (background checks need to be done). We tried about 30 days before, but visits for that period were already gone. Try doing it closer to the 89 days - they were running about...More

1  Thank Patrick M
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17 May 2017|
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Response from bubble323 | Reviewed this property |
the only place you can take photos is before you start the tour when you are inside the Pentagon in the waiting area near the gift shop before the tour starts they have a lectern which you can stand in front of and the crest... More
10 March 2017|
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Response from Tom D | Reviewed this property |
I used the web site. Give it 24 hours and if it isn't up yet, call them. I did it ours two months in advance. This way it cost $5.00 per ticket to reserve the spot, but worth not getting in if you just walk in. Be ready... More
9 March 2017|
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Response from Boxcar37 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to go through security prior to entry. Without a reason to enter i.e. tour or actual business, there is no reason to be admitted. Sorry, but that's the cost of security and safety. You can however visit the... More