Kargil is a major tourist destination of Ladakh.  By the way, this place is famous as the main Buddhist tourist center.  Many famous Buddhist monasteries are located here.  Apart from the monasteries, many other things are worth visiting here.  The natural beauty of the place attracts tourists.  There is also a center of attraction for those who are fond of tracking.  Kargil district is located on the northeast of the Kashmir valley.  The place is located at a distance of 205 km from Srinagar.  Kargil came under discussion with the war with Pakistan in 1999.

The District again came in lime light during the Indo- Pak conflict in 1999 as it remained in the headlines of National and International media and some sites such as Tiger Hill, Tololing, Mushku valley and Batalik have become very popular since then.

Besides historical importance unique landscape and number of Heritage sites, Budha Statues, Forts Palaces, ancient Rock carvings (Petroglyphs), Mosques, Monasteries, Pilgrim places , war memorials are found all over the District.

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