Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial
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  • osnoopy13
    Lilburn, Georgia427 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Love this monument!!
    Visited the monument during our recent trip to San Diego. Very beautiful and impressive. Loved the pictures of veterans on display. Reminded me some of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. The huge cross was also something I will never forget. Don’t miss it when you are in the area.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 26, 2023
  • 10Orchard
    Worcester, United Kingdom575 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Memorial with an amazing view of San Diego
    Read about this memorial on line and found it was only 2 miles away! We could not find any signposts to it from central La Jolla, but if you follow Mt Soledad road you will get there. The plaques and their narratives are personal to the individuals which I found very moving. On a clear day, you get an amazing 360 degree view of San Diego. Parking is limited and there are no restrooms (that I could find).
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written December 29, 2023
  • Edwelsh
    North Canton, Ohio6,807 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a place for a monument
    We kept seeing this place from down below. After finally making it up there, we saw that what we were seeing was the monument under wraps for refurbishment. Nonetheless it’s a very moving tribute and it’s a beautiful spot for it. On top of the hill with unobstructed views of the surrounding area. It wasn’t a very clear day but still spectacular.
    Visited May 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 12, 2024
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Edwelsh
North Canton, OH6,807 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
We kept seeing this place from down below. After finally making it up there, we saw that what we were seeing was the monument under wraps for refurbishment. Nonetheless it’s a very moving tribute and it’s a beautiful spot for it. On top of the hill with unobstructed views of the surrounding area. It wasn’t a very clear day but still spectacular.
Written May 12, 2024
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Terri Defilippi
Reno, NV4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
This monument is beautiful. It is so nicely maintained. We were lucky enough to speak with a docent who showed us all the well known people on the plaques. The 360 degree views are breathtaking. I highly recommend it.
Written March 9, 2024
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DoCo Tommy
Chicago, IL115 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
What a beautiful monument. I felt so thankful and greatful as I walked around learning a little about the brave men and women that served our great country. The space is beautiful, overlooking Southern California. The monument is super respectful to all honored there. A must visit
Written February 1, 2024
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10Orchard
Worcester, UK575 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Read about this memorial on line and found it was only 2 miles away! We could not find any signposts to it from central La Jolla, but if you follow Mt Soledad road you will get there. The plaques and their narratives are personal to the individuals which I found very moving. On a clear day, you get an amazing 360 degree view of San Diego. Parking is limited and there are no restrooms (that I could find).
Written December 29, 2023
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VegEcoFriendly
77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Excellent night views of the city lights. Not to be missed. Parking is a little tight. Can spend 1-1:30 hours just taking in the city lights at night.
Written November 23, 2023
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RalphM33
Stockton, CA148 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023
I had heard of this memorial but had not been there so on this trip we made it a point to go. The view from the top where the memorial sits is awesome. Then, when you see what they have done to create and maintain it in pristine condition is wonderful. I am a veteran and took my time to really look at all the plaques and individual memorials that have been placed on the wall. To my surprise I came across a memorial plaque for Commander Bill Albers, one of the pilots I served with during Vietnam. Seeing it really brought it home as to what we owe our vets. It is a must-see and please take the time to read some of the stories on the plaques.
Written November 17, 2023
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osnoopy13
Lilburn, GA427 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
Visited the monument during our recent trip to San Diego. Very beautiful and impressive. Loved the pictures of veterans on display. Reminded me some of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. The huge cross was also something I will never forget. Don’t miss it when you are in the area.
Written September 26, 2023
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484MeganG
Lake Geneva, WI101 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
This was not a place originally on our list of things to do on our vacation as we never knew of it. We found out about it by recommendation of a server. We went up that evening. The weather was cold and cloudy so not good for viewing a long distance, BUT it was beautiful and one of my kids favorite things we did in San Diego. It was peaceful and felt like we were on top of the world. We can't wait to go back when it's warm and clear!
Written May 5, 2023
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Ace55552012
Conyers, GA57 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
This memorial is a somber reminder of the many different wars that brave men and women have lost their lives in to protect our freedoms. There are beautiful views here of San Diego, Coronado, Mission Bay, La Jolla and the ocean.
Written February 8, 2023
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Janis
Sterling Heights, MI31 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Was part of a guided tour and glad it was included. Short stop at the memorial with great views of the area. No charge
Written January 17, 2023
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