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Drass War Memorial, Kargil
(4.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Commemorating Indian victims of the recent conflict with Pakistan, Drass War Memorial tells a story of an epic mountain battle. Located within the army base at the foothill of Tololing Hill, the memorial includes 527 graves of those who perished. The museum inside the memorial meticulously details the 1999 Kargil War, displaying a model of the battle and a rich gallery of personal weapons. The large courtyard features Mig-21s and a Pack Howitzer, as well as a memorial wall with names of the fallen. Located about 5 km (3 mi) from Dras city center, the site lies on the Srinagar-Leh highway. Before you head to Kargil, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kargil vacation builder, to make sure you see all that Kargil has to offer, including Drass War Memorial.
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  • well maintained place and great museum by indian army showing details of tiger hill war. You can see tiger hill from that place if weather is good.souvenirs shops and some good snacks also available a...  more »
  • Kargil war memorial is around 50 km from Kargil and just before drass. We stayed in Kargil during our Leh - Srinagar trip and in the morning started from kargil. From my experience during our trip,the...  more »
  • Kargil war memorial is the place where you meet real heroes and get to know what actually happened during the kargil war. They have the memorial and a little museum with pictures and awards. The soldi...  more »
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  • Jai Hind Jai BHARAT VANDE MAATRAM
  • This place is built on our indian brave soldiers who gave their lives in 1999 tiger Hill war this remarkable indian soldiers achieved in captured all difficult victory post in just 40 days.
  • Felt proud to visit this place. Salute to our brave soldiers. Jai Hind. Vande Matram.
  • PAKISTAN KO MOOH KI KHAANE KI AADAT PAD GAYI HAI HAARNE KI AADAT POORAANI HO GAYI HAI KHAANE KO KUCCH BHI NAHI US DESH MEIN BHIKH MAANG MAANG KAR AMERICA AUR CHINA SE LADANE CHAL DETAA HAI KUTTO (TERRORIST) KA SAHAARA LEKAR PAK ARMY BHAAG JAATI HAI LAST MEIN YA KUTTO KI JAISI MOT MILTI HAI I SLAUTE TO INDIAN ARMY BHARAT MATA KI JAI JAI HIND JAI HIND JAI HIND OUR HERO'S IN TRULY LIFE ONCE AGAIN I SLAUTE TO INDIAN LIONS FROM RAVINDER SINGH TEOTIA BULANDSHAHER( U.P.)
  • Dedicated and very friendly army patiently answers all questions that we have. All the captured items from the kargil war remain there