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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this on our way from the Marine Corps Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery. It was gifted to the US from the Netherlands for liberating them from the Nazis. It is an interesting building that goes along with a lot of the WWII Memorial’s.

Thank Chas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took some guests, one of whom is a Marine Corps Vet to visit the Marine Corps memorial. I was familiar with the Carillion from previous visits but did not mention in advance. As we walked up towards the Monument the Carillion chimed and stopped...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 27 July 2018

When you leave Arlington on the North Marshall Drive side, you walk past this half way up the gently sloping hill path that leads to the Marine Corp Memorial. So it's worth pausing to have a look. It's a thank you to the US from...More

Thank DRCsydney
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was the 2nd year we visited here to watch the 4th of July fireworks over the Potomac. What a perfect spot.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We came across this as we were walking to the USMC memorial. Was nice and enjoyed reading about it but it looked like it could use a little sprucing up.

Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Gift from Netherlands to thank US for help during WWII Nazi occupation, but not very pretty. It doesn't seem to fit with the other beautiful memorials in Arlington.

Thank donnawood1262
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It is pretty and the kids enjoy the lions, but one cannot go up so viewing is just from the park area. Listen as around 6 pm, it plays.

Thank Peg W
Reviewed 31 May 2018

the bell tower concerts are a magical way to wile away a summer Friday evening. Bring a picnic to the broad lawn with its sweeping views of the city, Potomac River, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and US Capitol.

Thank WDmovingOut
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is a wonderful thing to see, especially on a Saturday or Sunday when guest "bell ringer" plays beautiful tunes. This was a gift from the Netherlands for liberating the country from Germany occupation

Thank Curtis B
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Stopped to see the USMC war memorial (amazing) and noticed this tall rectangle with bells pealing regularly during our visit. Went to investigate and saw this marvelous structure and discovered a bit of the historical bond between NL and the US as thanks for our...More

Thank Robin v
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