Longewala War Memorial, Jaisalmer

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Monument · Tourist Spot
Marking the spot of a 1971 battle, Longewala War Memorial shows the aftermath of the war between Pakistan and India through a range of military items. See giant battle tanks and jeeps of both Indian and Pakistani armies and learn about the history behind each exhibit. Walls covered in photographs and various weapons including pistols and cannons provide a glimpse into the battle, while an audio narration of historical facts plays in the background. If you descend down into the bunkers used by the soldiers during the war, you will feel the heavy atmosphere of one of the darkest moments in India's history. See Longewala War Memorial and all Jaisalmer has to offer by arranging your trip with our Jaisalmer journey planner.
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  • Good and mesmerizing place to view these things used in war. This place reminds of bravery of indian armed force. Salute to them .  more »
  • It's a nice war memorial, full of info of our soldiers' valour, our war weapons, tanks etc. Very disciplined, quiet, maintained place.  more »
  • Must visit place if you’re at jaisalmer. It brings out the patriotism in you, one suddenly feels proud to have such great soldiers and your respect for the army just gets multiplied by several digits.
  • This is the location of battle of Longewala in Dec 1971. It's about 100 km from Jaisalmer. Roads are very good. Nationalism gets boost here. Equipment captured from Pakistan is displayed here.

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