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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

The moment you see the expansive wall of this memorial your heart weeps. Each name of the deceased bring a river of tears. So many young men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice and their families too, we cannot ever forget what they have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed yesterday

The memorial for the veterans of this war waited a long time to see this site created. It was done in an admirable way. The Vietnam vets need to have recognition for their hard fought efforts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mazemet
Reviewed yesterday

the main reason i go to dc is to pay respects to my fellow veterans . the wall always give me goose bumps. just past veterans day so there were many wreaths lined the walkway. it was a somber experience for me.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank retirednold
Reviewed yesterday

I was there for the dedication and have been many times to visit. Plus I am a retired VA employee and Veteran Advocacy is my passion

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sweetback44
Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial was a lot smaller than I thought it would be, but the list of names was heartbreakingly long.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KarenR2154
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting design and accessibility is good - Vietnam Vets present to honour their friends who had died. So many deaths...

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and tranquil area to look upon and reflect. Beautifully designed and very well maintained. Even on a cold windy day it was worth a look.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travelnikk
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting this monument is a moving experience. Architect Maya Lin designed a very original yet powerful monument that makes one realize the extent of this war in a physical way. A must see, even if war monuments are not on the top of your list.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the most powerful memorials because of its simplicity. No fountains, statues, or curated items. It allows the names of the men and women to stand out and highlight the fact that they died serving this country. The occasional note from a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ermon G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very moving and a must see when in DC. It is not near a metro so you will have to walk or take a cab or other ride service but it is well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kerrin G
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23 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.
31 May 2018|
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Response from 966danih | 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.
28 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.