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Netherlands Carillon

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

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 12 June 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 1 June 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
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A gift from the people of the Netherlands to the people of the US. Beautiful music at the right time of day, and I'm sad that the tulips were out of season when I visited.

Thank therese l
Reviewed 13 May 2017

A gift to the US from the Netherlands, the structure is utilitarian and nothing special, but it sure is amazing to hear the bells at the quarter hour - a longer clanging at the top of the hour and especially during summer concerts. The setting...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This sight looked nice as we passed it on a night bus tour. It is not very convenient otherwise based on what I could see.

Thank Dbourg1975
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Walked to the Iwo Jima memorial and saw this close by,had no idea what it was but was glad we took the time to go investigate. A present from the Dutch for the help the U.S gave during WW2. Didn't hear the bells or see...More

Thank den-rick71
Reviewed 24 April 2017

What a wonderful the dutch gave to us as a thank you for helping them during world war 11. the tulips were in full bloom and it was pretty. Unfortunately, the carillion was not due to play when we were there and it would have...More

Thank Teddi Y
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