The Pentagon, Washington DC

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The headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense, The Pentagon is the largest low-rise office building in the world. Spanning 11.6 hectares (28.7 acres), the facility hosts a working population of about 24,000 each day. On a free tour, you'll walk 2.4 km (1.5 mi) through the building and learn about the five armed-service branches of the U.S. Military-- Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Air Force, as well as the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Staff. Admire the Medals of Honor displayed in the Hall of Heroes and pay your respects at the September 11th Memorial. No photographs, video, or audio recordings are allowed during the tour. Reserve your spot online at least two weeks in advance, and view the list of accepted identification, which is required for visitors 18 and older. Add The Pentagon and other attractions to your Washington DC trip itinerary using our Washington DC trip itinerary planning website .
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  • To enter's books, security protocols, and then walk you through the impressive building. You get an explanation of the history of the building and passes through several courses and floors, it's worth it.
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  • Going through the security formalities to just get into the Pentagon was an experience in itself. The tour conducted by a serving member of the armed forces was excellent with a wealth of information ...  more »
  • We went to visit the Pentagon finally instead of the 9/11 memorial. Indeed, as the White House, to book well in advance to hope to do a tour of the building. Photos are prohibited on almost all the periphery of the building, only escapes has this ban side attacked by terrorists which is located near the memorial. Moment of contemplation, the stelae are stored based on the years of birth of the victims.
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  • This place can be fairly hard to get to however if you get a tour it's absolutely worth it! It's so cool to see the way they have a place this huge set up. I love this place not only for how amazing the architecture is but for the patriotic and historical importance. Overall I highly recommend this place 10/10
  • A friend of mine works there, he was able to give me a private tour. Our nation is well prepared and protected for hostilities or threats against our freedom and liberties.
  • Very very good defense Department,The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. As a symbol of the U.S. military, The Pentagon is often used metonymically to refer to the U.S. Department of Defense.

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