Monastery in Leh, Jammu and Kashmir

Leh Monastery

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The Shey Palace Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: Best option for summer retreat

About 15 kilometres from Leh is the Shey and is one of the most beautiful villages in Ladakh.  In the past, Shey was the capital of Ladakh. Being one of the oldest palaces, it was built fir...

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Karma Dupgyud Choeling Monastery Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Architectural style and houses seventeen Karmapas

Ladakh is one of the Dharma centers and the Karma Dupgyud Choeling Monastery is situated about 9 km from Leh. This Buddhist Monastery is run by the Karmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhists. In the mona...

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Spituk Monastery Pilgrim

Famous for: Wonderful views and rich collection of old masks, ancient arms, etc.

On the hilltop near the River Indus is the Spituk Monastery. Located at a distance of 18 km from Leh, it was founded by Od-De in the 11th century. The monastery has a rich collection ...

Thiksey Monastery Pilgrim

Famous for: Ladhakhi style architecture and also 15 meter high Champa statue

The monastery of Thiksey is situated about 20 km far from the town of Leh and is situated at an altitude of 3600 m above the sea level. Thiksey Monastery is one of the most important monasteries...

Padum Land, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Spectacular views and adventurous activities

This is one of the significant north Indian Buddhism centres. The valley is situated between the Zanskar Range and the Great Himalayas and is at an altitude of 3,505 fts. The valley is believed ...

Matho Monastery Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Architectural style

This is the only monastery under the Saskya monastic school. The monasteries have history of five hundred years. Located 26 km from the city, the monastery gives a beautiful view of the Indus va...