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Alexandria National Cemetery

1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
+1 703-221-2183
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RFK 50th anniversary

This is a respected and considering it’s a cemetery still has quite a lot of interest. Has many... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrea186315
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Right behind Residence Inn... easy walk

Beautiful cemetery. During our 1 week stay in DC we enjoyed the cemetery walks on several... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ladyisred
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Iowa
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“civil war” (13 reviews)
“buried here” (4 reviews)
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1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
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+1 703-221-2183
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"civil war"
in 13 reviews
"john wilkes booth"
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"buried here"
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"resting place"
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"history buff"
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"great history"
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"old town"
in 6 reviews
"veterans"
in 6 reviews
"guard"
in 5 reviews
"burial"
in 4 reviews
"civilian"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a respected and considering it’s a cemetery still has quite a lot of interest. Has many famous graves and even the house to go and visit, it is on a steep hill so you would need to be fit to walk up to...More

Thank Andrea186315
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful cemetery. During our 1 week stay in DC we enjoyed the cemetery walks on several occasions. So much history in Old Town Alexandra... overwhelming.

Thank Ladyisred
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a History buff or just want to see the resting place of some great American’s this is your place to go. It’s quiet, peaceful, and meticulously maintained.

Thank Davin D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arlington National Cemetery is a must visit experience while you are in Washington DC . The pay your respects to those who lost their live protecting our freedoms and pray for them . The History here is great for those of us who are history...More

Thank Walter W
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

As Veterans my husband and myself loved seeing how well this cemetery was cared for..It is beautiful and makes one very proud to walk through. Pride is definitely shown to those that have fallen for this wonderful country in Alexandria National Cemetery.

Thank pamelal117
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

If you like cemeteries, this is a nice one. Not so big, well kept. Very quiet, nice stoll. Birds are singing, the sun was nice and warm. No one around. Nice place to reflect on all the lives sacrified for the country, and all the...More

Thank Carole R
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Walking through Alexandria National Cemetery is so peaceful! If you want to get right off the beaten path in Old Town, its worth a stroll!

Thank maryellenruff
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I think that this place is a big part of USA's story. The soldiers are so serius and I walked and heard in silence. You have to see the change of guard. E' un pezzo della storia di America. Emozionante il cambio guardia

Thank Diletta P
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I was in awe of the amount of people of old that were buried at this graveyard. There were several cemeteries in the general area and there was walking paths to walk through. I have never seen anything like it. Definitely felt like a walk...More

Thank Whiterabbit9
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is wonderful and personal since both my parents and uncles are buried there. So we go to visit them - but we have taken the tours which are very informative. They have a phone app also which is very helpful.

Thank marybG7026IH
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explorer3
13 August 2017|
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Response from executivewench | Reviewed this property |
I honestly didn't know Alexandria national cemetery was a thing until about two years ago....i never realized people got the two confused but will endeavor to be clear on descriptions
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