The Pentagon, Washington DC

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Government Building · Tourist Spot
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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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  • Very large, bigger than I was expecting. Another must see attraction if you are in Washington. Located on the way out/in to the city, for those who just want to see the building, the highway leading.....  more
    Very large, bigger than I was expecting. Another must see attraction if you are in Washington. Located on the way out/in to the city, for those who just want to see the building, the highway leading.....  more »
  • Only open to US citizens for the time beeing - so unfortunately we couldn't go and visit. Had a great look at Pentagon from US Airforce Memorial 
    Only open to US citizens for the time beeing - so unfortunately we couldn't go and visit. Had a great look at Pentagon from US Airforce Memorial  more »
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  • I went there with my girlfriend to try the different foods they have, and It was worth it! Admission fee was $2.50 and it's basically all you can eat, food was amazing. After eating we checked out the laser tag arena and the water slides, It was an unforgettable experience. Only gave 4 stars not 5 because all they played is country music.
  • Didn't go inside but it's a gorgeous building. Exactly how you'd think it to be. Except even more details in person. Extremely cool!

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