Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Kargil

Kargil is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kargil one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kargil is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kargil or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kargil. Explore the historical monuments of Kargil with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kargil guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kargil page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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

  1. Kargil War Memorial

    #1 of 4 Historical Places in Kargil
    Kargil War Memorial

    Tags: Memorial, War Memorial, Tourist Center

    Address: Dras, Srinagar-Leh National Highway, 1D, India.

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 nat...Read more

  2. Mulbekh Monastery

    #2 of 4 Historical Places in Kargil
    Mulbekh Monastery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Statue, Tourist Center

    Address: Mulbekh, Jammu & Kashmir, India

    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 Dr...Read more

  3. Sani Monastery

    #3 of 4 Historical Places in Kargil
    Sani Monastery

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

    Address: Sani, Jammu & Kashmir, India

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 D...Read more

  4. Pashkum

    #4 of 4 Historical Places in Kargil
    Pashkum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Village, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: Pashkum, Kargil District, Jammu & Kashmir

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

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