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Drass War Memorial, Kargil
Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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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In the middle of NH1 , ahead of the drass valley stands this memorial with pride swaying in the Tiranga. For me it was an emotional journey being witness first hand to the journey of our brave hearts.... read more »
We went to Drass Warmemorial on 08/09/2016 and had an excellent picturistic memorial on the background of Tololing Hill which is one of the spots that witnessed the Kargil War in 1999. The Martyred So... read more »
Memorial is an hours ride from Sonamarg... Feel very patriotic at such places. You get to see and understand the difficulties and the sacrifices our soilders have gone through to keep us safe sleeping... read more »
Aey pagal majad hassan yeh mat bhul hamare VEER sanikonne tum pagal naspiton kamino Allah ke chamcho ko bharat me ek Millimeter bhi ghusne nahi diya aukat hai to saale KASHMIR ka ek hissa le ke dikha. Mujhe saata me and do tujhe gutter me dubo dubo ke marenge BHARAT MATA KI JAI JAI HIND PAKISTAN MURDABAD TRIBUTE TO BRAVE AND VALIANT SHAHEED INDIAN SOLDIERS. AEY ATANKVADI hamne PAKISTAN ke 2000+ sanikon or mujahedeenon ko maara hai. Padhe likho ho to Google karo
Bharat Mata ki Jai
Pakistani Army Zindabad. We killed 1800+ Indian army with some of our brave Mujahideens. Allah unhe Jannat-al-Firdoze ma ala maqam naseeb farmae AMEEN.
Jai hind. Yeah Pakistan can care more in its dreams. The soldiers who died in these lands died defending the kashmiris while Pakistan let rapists and warlords onto these lands. The commitment to peace is our predicament. Sharm Karo pakistaniyo. Read more on Wikipedia know the truth and feel ashamed that you are Pakistanis. India is, was and will be. Jai hind
Proud to have visited this place. Salute to our brave Army men! The Kargil war was indeed a difficult war and we came on top!
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