World war i i memorial, Washington D. C., United states, North america
  • Phone: +1-2024266841
  • Timing: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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    March
    Open

    Monday to Friday

    08:30 am - 05:30 pm

    Saturday

    09:00 am - 04:00 pm
    Closed

    Days: Sunday

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    Address: 17th Street NW, between Constitution and Independence Avenues, Washington D.C., 20006 (National Mall) Show on map

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Address: 17th Street NW, between Constitution and Independence Avenues, Washington D.C., 20006 (National Mall) Show on map
  • Sightseeing

Added 36423 times in trip plans

  • Phone: +1-2024266841
  • Timing: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Details
    March
    Open

    Monday to Friday

    08:30 am - 05:30 pm

    Saturday

    09:00 am - 04:00 pm
    Closed

    Days: Sunday

The World War II Memorial is a monument that stands in remembrance of the massive human losses faced by the United States in the worst war that mankind has ever seen. The beautifully constructed memorial is homage to those who lost their lives in the terrible war.

Pillars and a small arch stand in a huge circle surrounding a serene central fountain. The place is symbolic of the trials associated with the dark times in world history that marked the World Wars. There are several carvings and murals that grace this meaningful monument. There are also several writings that have been engraved into various places that give a deeper meaning to the place. The freedom wall is another part of this structure. This landmark is a definite must visit while in Washington D.C. and forms one of the highlights of the many important memorials in the National Mall area.

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  • The memorial incorporates two engravings of "Kilroy was here", an image that speaks to the vicinity of American officers throughout WWII. 

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  • Hidden Inscriptions and Beautiful Photos The stunning World War II Memorial,on the National Mall, is literally in the shadow of the Washington Monument. This fitting tribute honors “The Greatest Generation” who served in WW2. The Freedom Wall to the west has 4,048 stars representing the 400,000 Americans who gave their lives. It takes your breath away. The 56 perfect granite pillars with bronze wreaths are beautiful. The 24 bronze panels at the entrance tell the story of Americans in the war. The amazing granite arches on each end are for the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. Can you find the two hidden inscriptions of “Kilroy was here”? (See photo.) Quotes and timeline references tell the story of how the Allies won the war. The pools and fountains represent the seas. See the photos below of how spectacularly they are lit up at night. The WWII Memorial is stunning by day and beautiful at night. See photos. There is limited parking so consider the Bus, Metro Subway, or Uber.

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  • The World War Two Memorial: Ceremonial and Noble The World War Two memorial honors all the men and women, abroad and at home that actively participated in the war effort. It is a solemn and beautiful place. It is located in 17th street, with the Lincoln Memorial to the West and the Washington Memorial to the East. It is open 24 hours a day and it is free. The Memorial consists of 56 granite pillars. The most impressive aspect is the Freedom wall. It is located on the west side of the memorial. Near by is the Reflecting pool. The wall has 4,048 gold stars. Each stars represents 100 Americans who died in World War Two. This Memorial is a must seen as you tour Washington DC. It speaks of the many individuals who made sacrifices to defeat a clear define evil. We owe these servants a visit to the Memorial with a heart full of gratitude for their valiant effort.

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  • Large, amazing structure. The pictures don't do it justice. Worth seeing, if you come to D.C.

  • My favorite memorial. Very moving. Check out the pictorial panels as you walk down to the fountain on either side.

  • There is a stark difference between the pomp and grandeur of the WWII Memorial in the Mall when compared to the monuments for the later wars. It is a stunning piece of design and a great place to photograph.

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