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Drass War Memorial, Kargil

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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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  • Visited this place to give our respect to army for their heroic act during Kargil war. Located at foot of the mountain where Kargil war took place. Extremly cold and covered with snow very remote area...  more »
  • A lovely place to visit in the middle of the mountains. One must stop and pay homage to our brave soldiers who laid down their lives. Would be great if you can catch the briefing they have about the w...  more »
  • A must stop while travelling to Leh via Kargil. You get to know all about the Kargil war and feel proud of all the soldiers that sacrificed their lives for our tomorrow.  more »
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  • We were there only for couple of hours or so. I am still short for words to describe about the place. But its a highly recommended place to visit if anybody is passing by thw road. So many people have lost their lives foe their country. It reminded me of my own country's freedom fighting.
  • Indian flang waving in front of you. I am dmlt secondry student goragaon haryana india.
  • I can't describe this place in words but I strongly recommend visiting it at-least once in a lifetime. You will come to know about the sacrifices of our brave soldier. Jay Hind
  • Very good and well maintained place. One of the must visit place, having all the war memories and remain items there. Tells glory of our Indian Army and our victory.
  • loc kargil movie was best film ever,salute and respect fpr the martyrss....cpt anuj nayer,LT monoj pandey,cpt vikram vhatra...and also those officers,jco,andsoilders....salute and respect s for u....they guys are will be live in our hearts....we will remind u....