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. Make Drass War Memorial a part of your Kargil vacation plans using our Kargil online road trip planner .
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  • October 3, 2017
    This war memorial is wholly dedicated to the Kargil war of 1999, in the memory of the Indian soldiers and army-men who were killed during the war. Indian national flags line up the path, also known as...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    Nice peaceful place. Good to go through the museum and read around. The samosa can chai from their cafeteria are perfect in the cold weather in Kargil.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    We visited the place on Saturday around 6:45pm, and the place was about to be closed. If you reach by 6pm, they show a video of around 20 minutes to you too. At least one person in your group needs to...  more »
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  • July 14, 2017
    No shorts or chappals allowed. So wear long trousers/ knee covering dress and shoes. Avoid taking pics of soldiers without their permission (for security reasons). Museum highlighting stories of martyrs also carries sample weapon & equipment and maps of all battle, do ask soldiers for explanation of maps. There is briefing by soldier at regular intervals that gives insight about Kargil battle, do listen to it. For your tomorrow, we gave our today - India Army Soldiers. #Respect
  • June 19, 2017
    A Must Visit to pay Tribute to the Martyrs. Please ensure to keep some time separate for this place. Just a casual visit is not enough. There is an arrangement of complete guidance for the visitors to know the facts and figures of the different wars with our neighbour country. We feel safer there only because of sacrifices of the brave army men. An appeal: This is a memorial and not a Tourist spot. Please ensure to maintain the sanctity of the place.
  • March 28, 2017
    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.
  • July 13, 2017
    Love for our nation grows 1000 times once you visit this place. Also our blood boils and anger oozes on the Pakistani and Kashmiri Islamic terrorists. Our Jawans keep their life in their hands and safeguard us and our mother land. We Must fight these terror minds and liberate POK. We must ask our government to give free hands to our Jawans to kill the Islamic terrorists even if they throw stones at our soldiers. Jai Hind
  • June 16, 2017
    Indian flang waving in front of you. I am dmlt secondry student goragaon haryana india.

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