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Kargil is the second largest town in the region of Ladakh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Kargil lies on the border region adjoining Pakistan in the Himalayan mountain ranges. The name of Kargil has been derived from the combination of two......Read more on Kargil


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  • Type: Memorial
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Drass War Memorial, Kargil
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Drass War Memorial, situated in Drass in Kargil District, was built to honor all the officers and soldiers who died in the 1999 Kargil war.Often referred to as the Gateway of Ladakh, Drass is a small village where the Pakistani army had illegally intruded into India. The... Read More »
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  • Type: Monastery
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), Kargil
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Suru Valley, Kargil
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Suru Valley, snuggled in the great Himalayan ranges, extends from Kargil town to Penzi La Watershed and is from where the Suru River originates. With snow capped mountain peaks flanking the valley, this place is extremely beautiful especially in spring when the apricot and... Read More »
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Ghayal Khatoon Park, Kargil
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Sani Monastery, Kargil
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The Sani Monastery, also spelled as Sanee Monastery, is close to the Sani Village which is situated on the plain where the Stod Valley broadens into the central plain of Zanskar. This monastery was constructed by Kanishka, the famous Kushan Emperor, during the 1st century. The... Read More »

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