Top Rated Landmarks in Virginia

The following Virginia Landmarks have been voted the Top 10 sites in the state by our visitors.

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Tomb of the Unknowns

Tomb of the Unknowns

Arlington, Virginia
The Tomb of the Unknowns has been guarded continuously, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, since July 2, 1937. Inclement weather does not cause the watch to cease.

The Pentagon

The Pentagon

Arlington, Virginia
Headquarters of the Department of Defense for the United States of America, the Pentagon is one of the world's largest office buildings. It has three times the floor space of the Empire State Building.

Marine Corps War Memorial

Marine Corps War Memorial

Rosslyn, Virginia
Although the Marine Corps War Memorial depicts one of the famous moments of World War II, the memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in the service of the United States since 1775.

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia
The cemetery was established on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Robert E. Lee's wife Mary Anna Custis Lee, a descendant of Martha Washington.

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburg consists of many of the buildings that formed the original colonial capital of Williamsburg in James City County from 1699 to 1780.

Arlington House (The Robert E. Lee Memorial)

Arlington House (The Robert E. Lee Memorial)

Arlington, Virginia
During the American Civil War, the grounds of the mansion were selected as the site of Arlington National Cemetery, in part to ensure that Confederate General Robert E. Lee would never again be able to return to his home.

George Washington Masonic Memorial

George Washington Masonic Memorial

Alexandria, Virginia
The tower is fashioned after the Lighthouse of Alexandria, in part because of town's namesake, and the masonic interest in great buildings of the ancient world.

Landmark Theater

Landmark Theater

Richmond, Virginia
This 3,565 seat theater, to the west of downtown Richmond, was originally the Acca Temple Shrine for the Shriner's. It has the largest proscenium stage on the East Coast and also has a large ballroom.

Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery

Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery

Waterford, Loudoun County, Virginia
The Battle of Ball's Bluff, on October 21, 1861, was a small but embarrassing defeat for the Union early in the American Civil War. The land for a cemetery was donated in 1865. It is the smallest national cemetery in the United States.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel

South Hampton Roads, Virginia
Part of Virginia's I-664, the 4.6-mile Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel includes a four-lane tunnel that is 4,800 feet long, two man-made portal islands, and 3.2 miles of twin trestle. It cost $400 million to build.

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