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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)

Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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Ranked #31 of 185 Attractions in Kashmir
Type: Religious Sites
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

A 100 ft tall buddha statue perched on top of the monastery that has the most amazing goddess tara pictures. You can see from a way above.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Its one of the important monasteries in the Ladakh region. It has a huge statue and the view from the monastery is amazing. Its very peaceful and there aren't too many people around. The experience is very calming and with the beautiful surroundings, its one lovely place to be!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Located on a hill above the plains of Shyok river, Diskit monastry is a heritage of Tibet Buddhism. It offers some of the scenic views of mountains by which it is surrounded. Peaceful and great place to visit in Nubra valley.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

For some it is Thiksey, for some it is Alchi, but I like Diskit the most. Divided in two sections the old and the new, it offers a great sight for the photographers. The view from the top is breathtaking

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Ludhiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

From Nubra valley our car ran for Diskit Monastery. There was an entry fee of fifty rupees per person with car. Looking nice lower views from the corridor of gompa. Nice buddha statue glowing & praising each person.

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Overijse, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very old monastery, not very different from other monasteries apart from the wonderful views it offers over the valley and on the snow capped mountains. 20 Rs per person entrance fee.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Next to the gigantic Maitreya statue Diskit Gompa stretches on a mountain edge. The protector chamber was by far the most mystic place of this compound of several houses. We liked the story about the Mongolian soldier killed here during a war long time ago. You still can find his skull and forearm in the hands of one of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is the highlight of the Nubra valley trip from Leh. The buddha statue towers over the valley and can be forgiven its rather gaudy paint job. The monastery nearby clings precipitously to the rock promontory on which it is built and is fun to scramble up. Don't miss it!

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

It is a OK-OK Monastery located in Nubra Valley. There are very less steps to climb. There is No souvenir shop. There is 1 big Buddha Statue for which it is famous for. There is 1 small temple also which is also OK. Photography is allowed inside but without using Flash. The view from the top of the Monastery of... More

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Rawatbhata, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

120 KM from Leh this open Monestary is situated in Nubra valley. Public and private bus service and taxi service is available from Leh and its take more than 3 Hrs to reach here depending upon the number of break you take in between and of course at Khardung La. At 8:15 am we left Leh and at 10:00 am... More

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