Gabar Singh Memorial

About Gabar Singh Memorial

Gabar Singh Memorial located in Chamba was built in the year 1925 to pay a tribute to the martyr Gabar Singh Negi. The brave soldier was the recipient of Victoria Cross and served as a rifleman in the famous Garhwal Rifles in 1913. 

ChambaAt Shaheed Sthal Chamba in Tehri garhwal district.
0.2 km / 9 mins
From Chamba Chauk Bus Stop
30 mins

Gabar Singh Memorial in Chamba

During the First World War, Gabar Singh Negi along with his battalion won the battle at Flanders, which was held against Germany. 

The Gabar Singh War Memorial is erected at Shaheed Sthal Chamba in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. Chamba can be approached within 7-8 hours drive from Delhi via Haridwar, Rishikesh and Narendra Nagar (290 km away). This quaint hill station is located about 60 km from Mussoorie and can be reached within 2 hours from Rishikesh via NH 34. The Gabar Singh War Memorial is only 0.2 km from the Chamba Chowk bus stop and can be reached within 9 minutes.

Location & How to Reach Gabar Singh Memorial

By Road: Chamba nestled in Garhwal region is well connected by motorable roads with the major destinations of Uttarakhand. If you are starting your journey from Delhi then buses to Chamba and its nearby cities like Rishikesh and Tehri are easily available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Being well connected with NH94 buses and taxis to Chamba are available from the major cities like Dehradun, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Devprayag, Srinagar, Tehri etc.

By Rail: Rishikesh railway station at 61 km is the nearest railhead to ChambaTrains to Rishikesh are frequent as it is ‘The Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas’. One can easily catch a bus or hire a taxi from Rishikesh to Chamba.

By Air: Jolly Grant at 75 km away from Chamba is the closest airport. It is well connected to Delhi with daily flights and taxis to Chamba can be easily available from here. 

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What is Gabar Singh Memorial famous for?

Gabar Singh Memorial is popular place for following activities/ interests - War memorial.

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