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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)

Address: Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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Ranked #22 of 180 Attractions in Kashmir
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Hi everyone, Wow is the only word I can describe the Diskit Gompa.... where can u find sand dunes and snow clad mountains with a 100 foot statue of Lord Buddha in the background.... do give a visit to this uniqueness of India,,,, words fail me to describe its grandeur..... 125 km from Leh is a virgin territory of Nubra... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was a beautiful monastery like all the others we visited but its uniqueness is in the tall statue of Maiterya Buddha which is a piece of art! The view from this place is also excellent. Do visit the small monastery below the statue.

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Chennai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is easily the best monastery I have visited. The statue is so big that we seem insignificant infront of it. I have been to Wat Pho in Bangkok and I wonder which is bigger of the both but definitely given the serene setting of Nubra Valley and mountains in the back this is the best looking of all. Must... More 

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

nice and quite town falling en-route to the Tourist Circuit , visit for the tall buddha Statue at the Gompa or go for a walk to the market , nearby Hunder has excellent Sand Dunes and Bactrian double humped camels

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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