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Thiksey Monastery and Chamba Camp, Thiksey

Early morning prayers with the monks is a most moving experience. His Holiness the Rimpoche a fine character, who takes an active role in the community. See the wonderful Buddha... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Early morning prayers with the monks is a most moving experience. His Holiness the Rimpoche a fine character, who takes an active role in the community. See the wonderful Buddha. Recommend staying at the Chamba Camp, Thiksey. 13 luxury suite tents, set in the shadow of Thiksey Monastery. Tastefully designed suite tents with air conditioning and central heading. Glorious gardens,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another must visit place that should be on top of your list to see the things in Leh. Very quaint and serene place and the statue of Lord Buddha is just amazing. Its about 2 floors high and lot of decorations and pictures of Jataka Tails around the statue. The colorful walls look beautiful. You might want to pause her... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This monastery has a magical appearance from the valley floor. It is perched up high on a spur of rocky hillside, and looks sublime outlined against the blue sky. (It is difficult to do the whole complex justice in close-up photographs.) There are a lot of steps - up, up, up and more up - so you can get quite... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another must watch when you visit Leh. The statues are stunning, and the Monks would be ever helpfull.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location, monastery. It is kept very clean and has fabulous view of surrounding areas. The statue of Buddha is really awesome.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place with my friends during my last visit and i recommend everyone visit it ,its a must must must visit place .

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thiksey monastery is a great place to visit, very clean and amazing view of the town of leh,its a photographer paradise.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you happen to be touring around the Leh area then you should for sure check out this monastery. Although anywhere inside cannot compare to how impressive it looks from the outside. If you touring around with a rented driver then make sure to tell him to stop in front of it, great time for a picture. The inside wasn't... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice palce, good for picture. You can spend time there and will see a lots of history detail. They have a very beautiful and huge image of Buddha, don't miss this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting and well maintained complex. Attended the 11:00 am prayer service. The monks were very hospitable and welcomed the guests in their prayer service. Of absolute poor taste and manners were some tourists, showing no respect for the prayer service and kept barging around with their cameras.

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