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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Top Historical Kargil landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kargil.
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Dras, Srinagar-Leh National Highway, 1D, India.
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 continue...
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Mulbekh, Jammu & Kashmir, India
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 Monaste...
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Sani, Jammu & Kashmir, India
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 wi...
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Pashkum, Kargil District, Jammu & Kashmir
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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.