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. For Longewala War Memorial and beyond, use our Jaisalmer holiday planner to get the most from your Jaisalmer vacation.
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  • August 15, 2017
    I visited this place, because I knew about the history of this place. How a handful of soldiers won a hard fought battle, simply because of their valour, grit and bravery. The captured tanks are on di...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Visited this place with a group of 12 friends and could so easily related to the masterpiece movie Border. Emotions were on a high when we visited this place and while viewing the Bunkers, Jeeps, Tank...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    Recently visited Longewala while on a trip to Jaisalmer. Visit to Longewala is must for all when in Jaisalmer. Feeling while there in Longewala is entirely different and very mcuh patriotic.  more »

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