Kargil War Memorial

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  • Address: Dras, Srinagar-Leh National Highway, 1D, India., Kargil
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Memorial, War Memorial, Tourist Center, Family And Kids

Kargil War Memorial - Review

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, after an 11 hour long combat, India won. The then Indian Prime Minister Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee declared Operation Vijay (Kargil War) a success by July 26.

At the Dras War Memorial, you will find a Memorial Wall. Names of the Indian soldiers and officers who lost their lives in the Kargil War are inscribed on it. A beautiful tribute to the brave souls lost. 

How To reach Kargil War Memorial by Public Transport

  • Hiring a private taxi or renting a car is recommended. 

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  • Kargil War Memorial Address: Dras, Srinagar-Leh National Highway, 1D, India., Kargil
  • Kargil War Memorial Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Kargil War Memorial Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kargil War Memorial(preferred time): 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Kargil War Memorial: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Kargil include Kargil War Memorial in their plan

  • 81.22% of people start their Kargil War Memorial visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Kargil War Memorial

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

92.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kargil War Memorial

People normally club together Suru Valley and Kargil Market while planning their visit to Kargil War Memorial.

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Kargil War Memorial, Kargil Reviews

  • A must visit place. The War memorial that defines the glory and prestige of the Nation. Only After visiting here one can realize how tough this war was. Overall a new and enriching experience in one's life. Something new and fabulous. In the outer skirts of the city lies this. People here are co-operative. You can visit here very often along with the family. Car accessible entrance. Car parking facilities are also available. Very enriching and brave history of this place in the heart of India

  • Must Go there.. When you see the tricolor waving splendidly in front of your eyes on the heights of the Himalayas and singing the saga of the brave soldiers who were martyred. Then your soul will be proud and you will make a feeling of being Indian as you might have never been before.

  • This place reminds us about the sacrifice of the Indian soldiers, their love to the country. This place demonstrates the soldiers on portraits and the weapons they had seized during the Kargil war from the Pakistani army. It's a peace memorial of the soldiers. The descipline here is very good. The maintained and neat environment as well as the mountain surrounding creates the atmosphere that every citizen of India needs to pay tribute to the soldiers.

  • Such a nice place. Every Indian should visit at least once in his/her life to see the glory of Indian Army. Proud to be an Indian. (JAY HIND)

  • When we visit we know what is actual meaning of patriotism... The location was super u can see some of the soldiers who sacrificed there life because of nation..there was a documentary video of 20 mins should be watched..

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