Longewala War Memorial, Jaisalmer

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Marking the spot of a 1971 battle, Longewala War Memorial shows the aftermath of the war between Pakistan and India through a range of military items. See giant battle tanks and jeeps of both Indian and Pakistani armies and learn about the history behind each exhibit. Walls covered in photographs and various weapons including pistols and cannons provide a glimpse into the battle, while an audio narration of historical facts plays in the background. If you descend down into the bunkers used by the soldiers during the war, you will feel the heavy atmosphere of one of the darkest moments in India's history. See Longewala War Memorial and all Jaisalmer has to offer by arranging your trip with our Jaisalmer journey planner.
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  • Visiting Longewala post allowed me to briefly experience the work our armed forces for doing to keep us safe and secure. I also watched the small video featuring Longewala war. Overall I liked the pos...  more »
  • Nice place to spend 1-2 hours. There is a small hall where one can catch the documentary of the war and it's significant. Salute to the martyrs and the soldiers protecting our borders.  more »
  • To go to this side, you need a full day as the place is far off. If you ran out of luck, nothing is there for your help. Do take a car who is in good condition. You will be shown a short film on how L...  more »

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