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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)

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Address: Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India

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Never stops to amaze

Hi guys It is one hell of a scenery which I never fail to miss when I am around. I wanted to share some lovely pics of the 106 ft high statue on top of the world. Interestingly I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It is located in Nubra Valley. It is famous for one big Buddha statue. There is one small temple also. Inside the temple photography is not allowed. The view of Nubra valley for the top of the monastery is very nice. Other than that there nothing to see. There is no souvenir shop as well. Journey to Nubra Valley is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hi guys It is one hell of a scenery which I never fail to miss when I am around. I wanted to share some lovely pics of the 106 ft high statue on top of the world. Interestingly I also came to know that there is an old Kali mata temple also co located. Can't wait to explore it. This... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

On your way from leh to Diskit you will meet such great views of nature and in the end you reach tallest statue of Buddha. You will cross this place on your way to hunder.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The Monastery is located on top of the mountain and you can drive up to the Monastery so that makes it very easily accessible. You will get to observe huge Buddha statue with breathtaking views of the valley all around the Monastery. Place is very calm, quiet and serene. A must visit on your trip to Ladakh I would say.... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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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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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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