Dras War Memorial, Kargil

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Commemorating Indian victims of the recent conflict with Pakistan, Dras 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 Dras War Memorial a part of your Kargil vacation plans using our Kargil online road trip planner .
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  • Mainly dedicated to Kargil war heroes but martyrs from the many wars before it have also been commemorated. You have to pay to take your camera and sandals not allowed for men. Some famous weapons are...  more »
  • A must visit since you will be able to feel like a true INDIAN over here and the sacrifices the pure and brave souls that have done for us to live with freedom. Its absolutely a worth visit.  more »
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  • उस देश की सीमाओं को कोई छु नहीं सकता जिस देश की सरहद की नीगेहबान है आंखे॥ GREAT place for must visit Place of your Trip. All equipment (गन, राइफल, बम) and other war equipment are shown in this Memorial. All d Great Soldiers who were die in Kargil War, all those name are written on GOLDEN PLATE.
  • After 2 year i m visit here is so nice memorial and army is so gud
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