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World War II Memorial

Monumento / Marco e Parque Nacional
Southwest Washington, Washington
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  • Guilherme 梅.
    Guilherme 梅田Janeiro 3, 2015
    Como todos os monumentos de Washington, vale a pena visitar de dia e voltar a noite. Parece que a paisagem se transforma
  • Tiago R.
    Tiago RodriguesJaneiro 6, 2014
    Mais bonito na primavera
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYJunho 27, 2012
    This memorial, dedicated in 2004, honors the 16 million Americans who served in the armed forces during World War II (1939-45).
  • Erik C.
    Erik CintronJulho 30, 2012
    Such a beautiful dedication. the plaques of all the states surrounding the pond which was so serene and then waterfall with the stars that represent our fallen Heros so picturesque and also humbling
  • DAV - Disabled American Veterans
    By Sept. 2, 1945, when Japanese signed the Instrument of Surrender, 671,000 Americans had come home wounded. DAV was there for them then just as DAV is here now for those coming home injured or ill.
  • Lisa S.
    Lisa SchneiderJulho 28, 2015
    Great memorial, only disappointed in the people who thought they could dip their feet and bodies in the water, it's not a public pool! No park serv. Rep. to monitor
  • DAV - Disabled American Veterans
    By Sept. 2, 1945, when Japanese signed the Instrument of Surrender, 671,000 Americans had come home wounded. DAV was there for them then just as DAV is here now for those injured and ill. #DAVpromises
    Voto a favor 23 de Dec de 2017
  • Markus T.
    Markus TarjamoJaneiro 18, 2016
    One of the newer memorials, but a definite "must-see". Located directly between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. Very scenic!
  • Nancy
    NancyJunho 28, 2012
    This is my great-grandfather, who is a WWII vet, standing in front of the memorial. He is 98 1/2. He thought the memorial was great.
    Voto a favor 23 de Dec de 2017
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSetembro 26, 2012
    Honors those who served in WWII. Along west side is Freedom Wall which consists of 4,048 gold stars. Each star represents 100 Americans who gave their lives for the war. Full site history here<LINK> Leia mais
  • Steven A.
    Steven AndrophyFevereiro 8, 2015
    Esteve aqui mais de 10 vezes!
    As long as there aren't undisciplined children running around, this is probably my favorite of the memorials on the Mall. Come anytime sunset or after for the best experience.
  • Maggie M.
    Maggie MacGNovembro 16, 2014
    I have generally only visited this Memorial during daylight hours, but I went on the evening of Veteran's Day thus year and the Memorial is absolutely stunning in the dark.
  • Guillodf
    GuillodfSetembro 18, 2016
    Amazing, full of history, very well kept and just in the middle between Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial
  • Amy W.
    Amy WilsonJulho 4, 2013
    Go see the memorial at sunset when it's all lit up and you can see the sun setting behind the Lincoln memorial. It's absolutely incredible!
  • Nancy
    NancyJunho 28, 2012
    My great-grandfather, who is now 98 1/2, I a WWII vet. He was chosen for the Honor Flight for vets and so got to visit the memorial. He said it was amazing! I'm so proud that he is still doing well.
  • Easy Figure I.
    Easy Figure InternationalSetembro 24, 2013
    Shake hands of veterans and their families! It's a privilege to experience amazing feelings of pride. Listening to their stories makes you literally appreciate what you have. One said: "I was lucky!"
  • Trust for the National Mall
    We hope you enjoyed your visit to the World War II Memorial. Please join the Trust for the National Mall as we preserve this iconic park for future generations. Leia mais
  • Carlos A.
    Carlos AltahonaAgosto 23, 2016
    The memorial honors who served as part of the American armed forced during WWII. It's free and open 24/7. The most convenient way to reach to the memorial is by Metrobus or Metro.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithMaio 19, 2014
    Check out the fountains under each Theatre (Pacific and Atlantic), which name each of the battles fought in the conflict.
  • DC Preservation League
    Completed in 1931, the Peristyle Doric Temple was the first war memorial on the Mall, and lists all 499 DC residents who lost their lives in the war, regardless of their rank, race, or gender.
  • Kiley K.
    Kiley KDezembro 10, 2016
    Really amazing place to see sunsets and sunrises. Lots of history,great design and great fountains
  • Matt R.
    Matt RosenbergNovembro 13, 2012
    Check it out at any time of the day. It is awe-inspiring to walk around and see everything that went into building it.
  • Black Family Reunions
    Black Family ReunionsMarço 27, 2016
    A beautiful solemn memorial that features unique columns honoring the war dead from each state.
  • Katie W.
    Katie WillardJunho 21, 2015
    Esteve aqui mais de 5 vezes!
    States not sorted based on the Pacific and Atlantic sections. Think about it: where would Illinois fit into that categorization? The pillars represent the Pacific and European battles.
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LAgosto 12, 2014
    Gorgeous monument dedicated to those who served. Great views of DC. Fun to find your state and snap a picture!
  • StayArlington
    StayArlingtonSetembro 24, 2012
    This memorial is one of the more recent ones, if you haven't visited the area in the past 10 years or so.
  • Bill M.
    Bill MichaelsFevereiro 6, 2016
    A fantastic memorial that one should visit and reflect about all those that gave it all for our freedom !
  • Dan B.
    Dan BurkhardtMaio 17, 2012
    Esteve aqui mais de 5 vezes!
    This memorial is best seen at night. The lighting is beautiful, the stars breathtaking and thought evoking.
  • Lauren O.
    Lauren OliviaNovembro 21, 2017
    My fiancé & I took an evening date trip to DC from Baltimore & decided to do some Capital sightseeing
  • jeyo
    jeyoDezembro 14, 2015
    A great place to take in some history, appreciate our servicemen, and do some people watching!
  • Embaixada EUA Brasil
    Embaixada EUA BrasilJaneiro 4, 2012
    The U.S. National World War II Memorial is a National Memorial dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II.
  • Erik G.
    Erik GrayAbril 20, 2017
    Amazing vantage points at day or night. See it at both times!
  • dre k.
    dre klJaneiro 23, 2011
    Look up members of your family who made the ultimate sacrifice and take a picture in front of your favorite state. Perfect spot to get engaged!
  • Sheri C.
    Sheri CarboneJulho 6, 2013
    I was very impressed. Nice fountain. It was nice taking a picture next to our state.
  • Connor
    ConnorMarço 14, 2016
    A touching memorial. I enjoyed walking around it and reading the different history signs.
  • Chad M.
    Chad MurrayFevereiro 2, 2013
    Esteve aqui mais de 25 vezes!
    Check out the marker for the state of Florida. It's easily the coolest one at the memorial.
  • Close G.
    Close GitmoJaneiro 11, 2012
    Jan 11(right now!): the National Day of Action Against Guantanamo & the NDAA! Join us at 1130 in Lafayette Square across from the White House. The program and march will run from Noon-2:30pm EST
  • Cozmik
    CozmikDezembro 3, 2011
    Surreal backdrop for night shooters (challenging for the novice) and great perspective views on the Mall anytime of day.
  • Tom J.
    Tom JanssenJulho 29, 2016
    Very impressive memorial. Although about 90 degrees F, I got the chills there.
  • Zachary R.
    Zachary RandAbril 20, 2015
    A beautiful monument, though I don't think it is as poignant as other war memorials.
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NilgesNovembro 20, 2016
    The marble is slick- don't fall in front of a ton of people- may or may not be speaking from experience.
  • Justin J.
    Justin JacobAgosto 6, 2014
    A great Memorial with a great design giving an unique impression
  • @mrfboyer
    @mrfboyerMarço 13, 2015
    It's mediocre in the winter, but will blow your mind when the water runs in the summer!
  • Sean M.
    Sean MillerJaneiro 2
    Beautiful memorial. Definitely worth a visit if you’ve never been.
  • Carleigh B.
    Carleigh BlanchardJulho 4, 2013
    If it's really hot you can stick your feet in the fountain and not get in trouble
  • Jérémie H.
    Jérémie HUCHETSetembro 10, 2016
    Un grand mémorial dédié aux américains ayant participé à la 2nde guerre mondiale. C'est grand et calme.
  • Ellen S.
    Ellen S. P.Dezembro 24, 2015
    The reliefs on the walls in the entrance tell the story of the war at home and abroad.
  • Cory S.
    Cory StevensJaneiro 21, 2016
    Totally appropriate to honor the many who fought in WWII. Just maybe this is a bit too much like something Speer would have dreamed up.
  • Mark C.
    Mark CohaagenJunho 22, 2013
    Take the time to find a quiet spot and think of those who sacrificed for us. Then snap a pic by your state.
  • Niels S.
    Niels SwimbergheJunho 12, 2015
    So impressive, the fountains are beautiful, though not working in the winter
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