War Memorial in Leh
The War Memorial was built in the memory of the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the Kargil war that took place in 1999. It is situated on the Shrinagar-Leh highway. Visiting the Memorial is a gesture of respect for the souls of Indian army men.. The museum in this war memorial exhibits army emblems, model of Himalyan Mountain Range and documents archive. The Hall of Fame houses a lot of photographs, weapons, memorabilia and stories of the encounters of so many brave-hearts who lost their lives and became martyrs, to the cause of the freedom of the country. The walls have the name of the soldiers who sacrificed in the war. Other articles such as wallets, letters and other items recovered are also on display.