Special Report

50 Most Popular National Monuments

Korean War Memorial
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5. Korean War Veterans Memorial
> Average annual visitors: 3,478,991
> Location: District of Columbia
> Established: 7/27/1995
> Purpose: Honors veterans of the Korean War.

Labyrinth
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4. Castle Clinton National Memorial
> Average annual visitors: 3,750,928
> Location: New York
> Established: 6/20/1950
> Purpose: Preserve America’s first immigration station.

World War II Memorial in Washington, DC at Sunset
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3. World War II Memorial
> Average annual visitors: 4,229,408
> Location: District of Columbia
> Established: 5/29/2004
> Purpose: Honors veterans of the Second World War.

2. Vietnam Veterans Memorial
> Average annual visitors: 4,517,560
> Location: District of Columbia
> Established: 11/13/1982
> Purpose: Honors veterans of the Vietnam War.

1. Lincoln Memorial
> Average annual visitors: 6,757,988
> Location: District of Columbia
> Established: 5/30/1922
> Purpose: Honors America’s 16th president.