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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  • The tour is free, but you'll need to submit your request a few weeks in advance so they can carry out 'background checks', and bring ID with you. There will be queues, airport style security, and wait...  more »
  • Was privilaged to visit with our daughter as escort. There are 17+ miles of hallways so you need to choose what is important to see. We concentrated on displays devoted to Viet Nam War, Woman's Contri...  more »
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  • Met the beautiful love of my life here on first date, happily married for 16 years and she even brings her boyfriend here and sometimes she lets me come with, I love it here! Never forget 9/11 also
  • I went there, accidentally entered an "Authorized Personnel Only" door, passed by a few doctors, and landed in a random vat of radioactive waste. Since then, I've been able to fly, shoot lasers out of my hands, and I've noticed that I seem to be bulletproof. I would absolutely recommend this experience to geometry enthusiasts everywhere!
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