Located on the National Mall the World War II Memorial is dedicated to Americans who served in the forces during WWII. The WWII Memorial consists of 56 pillars representing all US states and territories, a large fountain in the middle, and two arches on the sides to represent the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.
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No matter the time of day the World War II memorial is stunning to visit. While standing in the plaza in the middle of the memorial you can see the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial.
The west side of the memorial features the Freedom Wall, the wall contains 4,048 stars each representing 100 Americans who died in the war. The front of Freedom Wall reads “Here we mark the price of freedom”.
Getting to the World War II Memorial
Located on the National Mall between the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument the WWII Memorial is easy to get to when visiting either.
If you’re planning on driving to the World War II Memorial you’ll probably want to find parking on Constitution Ave NW.
Visiting the World War II Memorial is free and open 24/7 (unless there is an event). No matter the time of day you can wander around the grounds.World War II Memorial on Google Maps
World War II Memorial Pictures
Here are more more photos of the WWII Memorial in Washington DC.