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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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Reviewed today via mobile

Bring tissues! While I did not lose anyone in the Viet Nam War, I lived through it as a college student. Walking the length of the Wall, seeing the names of the war dead, and realizing that each person whose name appeared on the Wall...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

A curved wall of black marble with the names of the dead of the Vietnam War. That’all But for those who remember the insanity of that war get emotional and overwhelmed: each engraved name is someone who gave his/her life for their country. And the...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My grandfather wanted to explore DC so we took him to the spots. Me and my husband enjoy this spot !

Thank tajluna18
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is less of a grand memorial than a thoughtful one. A part of US history and worth wandering past.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Moving in it’s simplicity. Seeing the names in the long lists makes the losses more real and stark. Easy to see with the Lincoln, Washington, WWII memorials nearby.

Thank WendyLou1
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a Vietnam Vet it was my first visit to any Vietnam war memorial. It's not as dramatic or powerful as the Iwo JIma or Korean war memorials but the simplistic concept of Alphabetically listing the names by date humanizes the dreadful toll of lives...More

Thank Archerandchewy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bring a handful of tissues. To see the names it is impressive that they put this monument up for all of us to see.

Thank SoCalScotts
Reviewed 5 days ago

To me, the most profound and hallowed monument or memorial in all of Washington, D.C. is the VietNam Memorial. We were fortunate to visit on a sunny, 60 degree day towards the end of November on a Sunday afternoon. I have visited in all three...More

Thank SailRow
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great memorial to visit! We took our kids after explaining the various memorials to them and their significance. Seeing this memorial truly put the price of freedom into perspective.

Thank Susanne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A sobering impactful experience and unexpectedly emotional....overheard conversation, "There's the name of ------, who you were named after".

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perkiegina
24 September 2018|
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Response from stevenhT1980VU | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We saw dogs all around in the open areas of the mall.
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Welsh_Bev
31 May 2018|
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Response from Dani H | Reviewed this property |
If you are just looking at this one memorial it will not take more than 20-30 minutes. However the memorials are all very close and in walking distance.
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badbob133
29 May 2017|
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Response from Peterharris32 | Reviewed this property |
I think the Vietnam memorial is between the Foggy Bottom (GWU) and Smithsonian metro stops.
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