War Memorial Overview

Ranked 15 of 54 sightseeing in Dharamshala
The War Memorial is at the very entrance of Dharamsala town. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, and poetic little paths, you are led to the Memorial by a storybook pine trail. The War Memorial was set up to commemorate the soldiers who fought for India in post independent India and a lot of thought has been put into its creation. For example, the wall of the memorial is curved, signifying the continuity of life and the fact that these great soldiers will immortal in the minds of Indians forever. At the Memorial, you can also look out for inscriptions and memorials dating as far as 1046! A little caf? near the Memorial serves snacks and refreshments and right next door is another beautiful structure, the GPC College that's well worth a visit! Make a trip to the Memorial, if for nothing else, than for the sense of pride one feels at standing at a Memorial of such brave men.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM -7:00 PM
9:00 AM -7:00 PM
9:00 AM -7:00 PM
Public Holidays:
9:00 AM -7:00 PM

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Pritesh Mehta

Pritesh Mehta5.0/5

569 reviews

Knowledgeable place

This memorial is very beautiful, location and atmosphere are very good. Dalai Lama and other fighters information is shown and it is very good knowledge of kids.

Siddharth Ajmera

Siddharth Ajmera2.9/5

56 reviews

Nothing much to see here

The Dharamsala War memorial is near the HPCA Stadium. The memorial has the map of India beautifully created in it. Apart from that there's nothing to see there. There are tanks at the entrance. We couldn't visit the memorial from inside.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma4.3/5

15 reviews

Reminds the Army

The memorial is very well designed and feels the conditions of the army during the war period and help us to know the situations where they decide to fight and how they fights with the enemy.

Ni khil Sh arma

Ni khil Sh arma4.3/5

40 reviews

Enjoy the place

It is a good and peaceful place to visit on road while entering Dharamshala. Here you can see names of soldiers and the park, fountain and childrens park. In and outside, there are old tank models and aircraft, which can be enjoyed for clicking pics by children.

Donarun Das

Donarun Das3.2/5

213 reviews

Reminds of the brave soldiers

Situated at the entrance to Dharamshala is the war memorial. It is a good place to visit, making you aware of the soldiers fighting in the borders for our motherland.

Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar3.6/5

14 reviews

Dedicated to Martyrs

Dedicated to martyrs who fought valiantly for our country. Looks beautiful.

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