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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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  • Longewala is the place where the war of 1971 between India took place. Border is 15 Km from this location. The memorial is the place where the actual war took place in 1971. Our brave 120 soldiers def...  more »
  • Longewala war memorial is one of the few war memorials in the world, which are located right at the place where a battle was fought. This memorial is a remembrance of one of the most furious battles f...  more »
  • I was carried away once we reached to the location. It gives you a sense of patriotism feeling. As it takes back during the war and how our Indian Army bravely fought to save the country. Hats off and...  more »