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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

  • James C.
    "Amazing place to remember and respect all of the heroes"(14 Tips)
    Summer H.
    "Kennedys gravesite and the changing of the guard at the tomb"(7 Tips)
    Parth A.
    "You an talk the bus tours for 12$."(5 Tips)
    Neil B.
    "Lee's Arlington House offers a great view of Washington."(4 Tips)
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  • Apostolos S.
    Respect to those who died. You can spend hours wandering here. Take the tour for only 12 dollars.
  • James C.
    James CAugust 21
    Amazing place to remember and respect all of the heroes that have defended our country. Awesome site and a must see when in DC.
  • Ann O.
    peaceful place🙏🏻
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas CraenenJanuary 21
    Few places are as symbolic in the U.S. as this cemetery. Prepare for a lot of walking in order to see many of the nation's heroes' final resting place.
  • Chuq Y.
    Chuq YangNovember 18, 2016
    Amazing funeral services here. Staff is also quite helpful and considerate.
  • nova n.
    nova naomiAugust 28, 2016
    Changing guards for almost 80 years
  • Jacob L.
    Jacob LawsonJune 29, 2016
    Very nice and huge place, it was nice to go see my papa (grandpa) there
  • Camilla H.
    Camilla HansenMay 8, 2016
    Very moving place to visit! The bus tour is only $12 and is definitely worth all the money.
  • Tommy V.
    Tommy VFebruary 12, 2016
    Changing of garud
  • Maggie R.
    Maggie Rivero-GómezFebruary 5, 2016
    Arlington Cemetery is overwhelming. So many lives, so many men and women lost, all fighting for our freedom.
  • Biz T.
    Biz TraveldudeJanuary 23, 2016
    Military honors are the most incredible ceremony to witness
  • Sam O.
    Sam Od1eJanuary 15, 2016
    If you see rocks on gravestones, it is a Jewish tradition similar to how many Christians leave flowers
  • Dawn M.
    Dawn McgradyJanuary 12, 2016
    My mother in law is buried here and it is a peaceful place to visit.
  • Celina M.
    Celina MendozaJanuary 4, 2016
    Such a beautiful cemetery.
  • Bradford R.
    Bradford RileyDecember 24, 2015
    Very peaceful, striking in size.
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa Michaud NishanDecember 12, 2015
    JFK memorial must see.. Wreaths Across America an amazing event
  • Johannes B.
    Johannes BittelDecember 6, 2015
  • Mary N.
    Mary NamestnikNovember 28, 2015
    Very solemn and beautiful, check out the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  • Ricky A.
    Ricky AlvaradoNovember 24, 2015
    An experience I'll never forget.
  • Peter d.
    Peter den HartogNovember 17, 2015
    This is impressive, spend some time walking around.
  • Thanasis
    ThanasisNovember 2, 2015
    Beautiful, worth a visit if you're in D.C.
  • Tricia H.
    Tricia HarnishSeptember 8, 2015
    Every American should make this pilgrimage at least once.
  • Denrael
    DenraelSeptember 5, 2015
    This place blew me away. So worth a visit. I think it's best done alone.
  • Paul W.
    Paul WithunAugust 28, 2015
    Beautiful. Solemn.
  • Parth A.
    Parth AgarwalAugust 28, 2015
    I never knew it was so huge inside. Too big to walk... You an talk the bus tours for 12$. Nice place to visit to pay your respect to the veterans.
  • Erik B.
    Erik BrokAugust 8, 2015
    Changing of the guard at the toomb of the unknown soldier.
  • Austin J.
    Austin JacksonAugust 2, 2015
    The most nice, largest public bathroom I've ever been to!
  • Brett G.
    Brett GarwoodJuly 11, 2015
    This is a must visit as an American. A powerful place.
  • Chris S.
    Chris SheehyJuly 6, 2015
    The perspective from a walking tour is an experience you will never forget.
  • Katie W.
    Katie WillardJune 21, 2015
    Be silent for the Changing of the Guard. It's respectful, and the sight is arresting. For this reason, Arlington is best alone.
  • Santi C.
    Santi CaamañoJune 2, 2015
    Huge cemetery, you can get lost easily. It's really overwhelming, the magnitude and what it represents just takes your breath away.
  • Rachel
    RachelApril 17, 2015
    Incredibly moving- a place to honor and remember those who have fought for our country and those who are still fighting.
  • mackenzie r.
    mackenzie robertsApril 13, 2015
    Take the bus tour and bring water.It's a lot of walking, and a long trip if you want to get off the bus occasionally,but very worth the trip.
  • Shay
    ShayApril 12, 2015
    Enjoy the change of the guards.
  • Guadalupe R.
    Guadalupe RodriguezMarch 16, 2015
    Felt so proud and humble just to be able to walk around the cemetery and also witness the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. No words- so much respect! I didn't even want to breath or talk.
  • Karl W.
    Karl WarrenFebruary 23, 2015
    Aside from the obvious of the eternal flame and the Tomb of the Unknown, you should also go see the graves of the Apollo 1 astronauts in the monument to the USS Maine
  • Matthew W.
    Matthew WoodDecember 20, 2014
    Must see the tomb of the unknown soldier
  • Carolina R.
    Carolina R. PietosoDecember 13, 2014
    Well kept and organized. Nonetheless, just too sad.
  • Denrick M.
    Denrick MNovember 22, 2014
    Download load the app: ANC Explorer.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BarkerOctober 4, 2014
    A must stop for kids 🇺🇸
  • Courtney J.
    Courtney JonesSeptember 17, 2014
    Final goodbye. Miss you Grandmommy </3
  • John J.
    John JatinenAugust 28, 2014
    JFK burial site
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HilbertAugust 10, 2014
    A must see. Just walking the grounds you can see many memorials in addition to the well know Tomb of the Unknowns, JFK plot and Arlington House.
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 9, 2014
    Nothing short of awesome
  • Mark R.
    Mark RobertsonMay 21, 2014
    See Kennedy's everlasting flame.
  • Carm L.
    Carm LópezJanuary 21, 2014
    Some places make you laugh... Others give you goose bumps... and some make you shed a tear... It's very large and really emotional
  • Danya B.
    Danya BushéyOctober 12, 2013
    Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - marble is slippery when wet.
  • Easy Figure I.
    Easy Figure InternationalSeptember 27, 2013
    Famous words of President JF Kennedy
  • Easy Figure I.
    Easy Figure InternationalSeptember 27, 2013
    Use QR code or go to to explore Arlington's rich history.
  • James G.
    James GutierrezAugust 22, 2013
    Hallowed ground
  • Lisa N.
    Lisa NewmanJuly 31, 2013
    Absolutely breathtaking. Especially at the Tomb of the Unknown. Guard change is every half hour. It's something you don't want to miss. Even in torrential downpour.
  • Pat H.
    Pat HewittJuly 11, 2013
    Be sure to see the Women's memorial and go up to the Tomb of the Unknown to watch the changing of the guard.
  • Jessica T.
    Jessica TrovatoJuly 10, 2013
    You must see the changing of the guards at the tomb of the unknown solider. Amazing.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonMay 29, 2013
    Arlington National Cemetery, once the home of General Robert E. Lee, is the country’s largest military cemetery. Tours are available for a small fee or you can walk the grounds yourself.
  • Donna B.
    Donna Buch LongMay 24, 2013
    Flame is burning bright!
  • Tara D.
    Tara DavissonMay 15, 2013
    Wear comfortable shoes and walk it! You are cheating yourself with the tram.
  • Heewon C.
    Heewon ChuehMay 7, 2013
    Eternal flame is going to bw upgraded...we can't see the flame till further notice
  • Sheila L.
    Sheila LearyApril 27, 2013
  • Uncle Flip
    Uncle FlipApril 15, 2013
    Beautiful & sad at the same time. How can you not walk in here, look at all the headstones, and wish we didn't have to sacrifice so many?
  • Catarina C.
    Catarina CarosaMarch 9, 2013
    Watch the changing if the guards. It is such an amazing experience.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BerkeMarch 3, 2013
    They won't let you go in with a rental bike.
  • Chad M.
    Chad MurrayJanuary 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't forget to visit the site of world champion boxer Joe Louis! He is here at the cemetery is well.
  • Lisa W.
    Lisa WilcoxJanuary 10, 2013
    A must when visiting to honor our nation's fallen.
  • Matt R.
    Matt RosenbergNovember 13, 2012
    Most of everything you will want to see is uphill so wear comfortable shoes. Make sure you stop by the Tomb of The Unknowns for a truly humbling experience at the top of every hour.
  • StayArlington
    StayArlingtonSeptember 19, 2012
    The Marine Corps Marathon starts on Rt. 110 right outside of Arlington National Cemetery.
  • StayArlington
    StayArlingtonSeptember 14, 2012
    Walk around and see the sights at the Cemetery while waiting for your runner to pass by.
  • LuisAlfredo Z.
    LuisAlfredo ZambranoSeptember 3, 2012
    Bring water!
  • The White House
    The White HouseJune 19, 2012
    President Obama participates in a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony where he placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Read more
  • Steven K.
    Steven KanarianJune 11, 2012
    For a lot of us it is not a matter of remembering we can never forget. Flag Day is June 14th. Learn what the American Flag meant to rescuers in the days and months after 9/11 Read more
  • Neil B.
    Neil BonnerJune 9, 2012
    Be aware there are some places which are not wheelchair accessible (like Grant's tomb). Also you should plan on doing a lot of walking. Lee's Arlington House offers a great view of Washington.
  • Vincent G.
    Vincent GongMay 20, 2012
    Must visit if you're in DC
  • Summer H.
    Summer HoyaMay 16, 2012
    "the Kennedys gravesite and the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown soldier...a must see.." Lauren, NHS 14
  • Abigail L.
    Abigail LougherMay 10, 2012
    I loved this place. Kennedy's grave was my favorite part. The changing of the gaurd was awesome too. Be careful when Kennedy's grave is wet,
  • William T.
    William ThorneApril 8, 2012
    makes you really appreciate the sacrifices for our freedom
  • James M.
    James McFadden Jr.March 5, 2012
    We have so much to be thankful for... This life would not be possible if it wasn't for those that came before us and defended our rights. To all those who served in the Military. Thank you...
  • Mary C.
    Mary CollierFebruary 27, 2012
    A must see on any D.C. Trip. It's so beautiful and the tomb of the unknown soldiers is amazing!
  • Megan
    MeganFebruary 10, 2012
    Do the bus tour. You'll see JFK's grave, the Tomb of the Unknowns, and Robert E. Lee's grave.
  • I
    IDecember 4, 2011
    No tip necessary--experience this place for our country's heroes for yourself.
  • I
    IDecember 4, 2011
    Emotional place to visit whether you have a family member buried here or not. Very moving if you happen to be there during a military burial ceremony. RIP American Heroes. Miss you Dad.
  • Caro P.
    Caro PhilNovember 11, 2011
    Don't miss this on your trip to Washington. I was very moved by the ceremony of the Unknown soldier.
  • Alison D.
    Alison D. 🌺November 6, 2011
    Beautiful in the Springtime and you must check out the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  • Jared S.
    Jared SakOctober 5, 2011
    Check out Arlington House. So much history behind it. Then take a walk to the Tomb of Unknowns for the changing of the guard -- occurs every half hour.
  • Michaela D.
    Michaela DramisSeptember 19, 2011
    Be respectful, this amazing cemetery holds the bravest souls the nation could offer us. God bless.
  • Todd M.
    Todd MillerSeptember 19, 2011
    There is a memorial to the Pentagon 9/11 victims in section 64. Check out the website for more information.
  • Shannon S.
    Shannon StinsonSeptember 17, 2011
    Please remember this is a cemetary, not a playground. Turn your cell phones off and teach your kids respect.
  • Elisabeth W.
    Elisabeth WhiteSeptember 16, 2011
    there's so much history there and it's just awe inspiring. The way you feel seeing such a hallowed place. It's a must see.
  • Operation Homefront
    Operation HomefrontSeptember 8, 2011
    Freedom Walk and Remembrance w/ Operation Homefront DC Metro Sept. 11 at 7:30 a.m
  • Charles E. K.
    Charles E. Kassel IIIAugust 22, 2011
    Visit the Nurses and Medics Memorials off either end of The Wall.
  • Ching Y.
    Ching Yu ™August 17, 2011
    Ultimate sign of respect for a fallen comrade: Walking behind a horse-drawn caisson with a riderless horse from the chapel to final burial plot.
  • Drew H.
    Drew HilliardAugust 12, 2011
    If you have a chance to see a full honors funeral it is the ultimate way to pay respect to those have given so much. They happen at 9/11/1/3 mon - friday. Please remain a respectful distance away.
  • Mike M.
    Mike McKayAugust 7, 2011
    Be quiet and respectful.
  • Morgan C.
    Morgan CorpeAugust 4, 2011
    A lady sat down during the changing of the guards and got called out by one of the soliders. Very rude and embarrassing.
  • Alexander S.
    Alexander SchekJuly 28, 2011
    Use the bus tour.
  • Chelsea R.
    Chelsea RidenJuly 26, 2011
    Make sure to go to the tomb of the unnamed soldier to see the changing of the guards ceremony. It's definitely a sight to see
  • Emily M.
    Emily McMillanJuly 7, 2011
    Go through the Visitors Center and buy a TourMobile ticket. It's soo far to walk. You'll enjoy seeing it more by bus I think! Especially if it's hot!!!
  • Mark R.
    Mark RoddyJuly 5, 2011
  • Carlo M.
    Carlo MJune 26, 2011
    Remember those who fought and died for freedom.
  • Shane
    ShaneMay 5, 2011
    You are surrounded by true American Heroes.
  • WorldStrides
    WorldStridesApril 8, 2011
    Some famous people buried at Arlington: John, Robert, and Ted Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, William Howard Taft, Joe Louis, Lee Marvin, Pierre Charles L'Enfant, and Admiral Robert E. Peary.
  • Keith S.
    Keith SteinJanuary 26, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    NASA remembers fallen astronauts this week Read more
  • Jérémie H.
    Jérémie HUCHETSeptember 10, 2016
    Un des plus grand cimetière. Des tombes a perte de vue mais des arbres partout. Quelques personnes connues (JFK) et beaucoup qui ne le sont pas. Intéressant à voir au moins une fois.
  • Артём Ж.
    Артём ЖуковSeptember 5, 2016
    Интересное место. Отличный вид.
  • Fran S.
    Fran Sánchez DíazSeptember 2, 2016
    Sobrecoger lugar donde ver las tumbas de muchos héroes americanos y las tumbas de JFK y de su esposa.
  • Elena K.
    Elena KucherenkoMay 11, 2015
    Очень интересное место! Обязательно сходите к дому Вашингтона и мемориалу семьи Кеннеди.
  • Javila
    JavilaApril 6, 2015
    No dejes de ver el cambio de guardia a las 12am en la tumba del soldado desconocido.
  • Lena
    LenaMarch 3, 2015
    Очень ухоженное место!Более 700 сотрудников ухаживает за этим местом!И обязательно посмотрите смену караула
  • Guilherme 梅.
    Guilherme 梅田January 3, 2015
    Se você visitar Washington, aqui é parada obrigatoria! Pra quem curte historia americana é prato cheio!
  • Giovanni C.
    Giovanni CorredorDecember 21, 2014
    Sitio histórico
  • Дмитрий Ю.
    Никогда не думал, что скажу это про кладбище, но здесь очень красиво!
  • Milena L.
    Milena LoureiroAugust 10, 2014
    Muito, muito, muito grande!!! Se estiver muito calor, considere usar o transporte que existe lá dentro, caso queira muito explorar o local.
  • Jean C.
    Jean CitéAugust 7, 2014
    Probablemente el cementerio militar más conocido de EEUU. Se puede visitar la tumba del soldado desconocido, de los Kennedy y el monumento a los Marines.
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