Monastery in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir

Ladakh Monastery

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Shey Gompa Entertainment, Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: Beautiful monastery with huge statue of Shakyamuni Buddha

Constructed in 1655 by the King Deldon Namgyal, Shey Gompa is a two- storey monastery having a splendid image of seated Lord Buddha. This huge statue of Shakyamuni Buddha is made up of copper sh...

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Hemis Monastery Land, Entertainment, Pilgrim

Famous for: The biggest monastery of Ladakh

Located at the west coast of the River Indus, the Hemis Gompa was built in 1630 during the reign of King Sengge Namgyal. Renowned as the wealthiest and biggest monastery of Ladakh, it is a major...

Spituk Monastery Entertainment, Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: A 3-chapel monastery of 11th century

Dated back to the 11th century, Spituk Monastery is a 3-chapel monastery which was founded by Od-de who was the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub Od. Along with the main statue of L...

Stakna Monastery Land, Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: A beautiful monastery with exquisite architecture

Known for its architectural splendor, the StaknaMonastery is located on a 60 m high isolated rock and a popular tourist destination in Ladakh. The Gompa is known for preserving the cultural and ...