Top Historical Places in Kargil

Are you looking to explore the history of Kargil through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Kargil including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Kargil. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Kargil ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Kargil, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Kargil for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Kargil with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Kargil War Memorial

    Tags: Memorial, War Memorial

    The Dras War Memorial (aka Vijaypath) is a war memorial built by the Indian Army in memory of the valiant soldiers who lost their lives during the Kargil War. The Kargil War was fought between the nations of India and Pakistan. It began on May 8, 1999 when the Pakistani army intruded the Indian side of the LOC (Line of Control). The battle continued for almost two months and on July 4, 1999, af...Read more
  2. Mulbekh Monastery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Statue, Architecture

    Situated around 45 kilometres from Kargil, the Mulbekh Monastery is known for its two gompas (Buddhist fortifications of learning) and a 9 metre tall statue of Maitreya Buddha. The gompas belong to Drukpa and Gelugpa schools. The tall, calming and inspiring Maitreya Buddha statue overlooks the National Highway 1D between Leh and Kargil. The Monastery has beautiful and intricate wall paintings a...Read more
  3. Sani Monastery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Historical Site, Statue

    The beautiful Sani Monastery is among the oldest religious centres of Tibetan Buddhism in Ladakh and Zanskar regions. It is situated in Sani village which lies on the way to Kargil. Belonging to the Drukpa Kargyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, it is the only one of its order in Zanskar which has nuns. Sani Monastery was built in parts and hence you will find different architectural influences. The...Read more
  4. Pashkum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Village, Historical Site, Picnic Spot

    Located around 15 kilometres from Kargil, Pashkum is situated on the way to Leh. A beautiful and mesmerizing place, Pashkum is a historical village with intriguing ruins of castles on hillocks. These ruins remind visitors of the village’s glorious past.