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Address: Leh, India
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Good place to visit. the heritage and the culture can be seen there. This is one of the most popular monastery of Ladakh, with good architectural structure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Good place to visit. the heritage and the culture can be seen there. This is one of the most popular monastery of Ladakh, with good architectural structure.

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Very nice monastery. The peaceful surrounding and the chants of monks were mesmerizing. A must visit for someone who loves Buddhism

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Thiksey Monastery is one of the most respected and well maintained monasteries in the city of Leh. There are many prayer halls and other points within the attraction which give a good glimpse of rich history and tradition. Probably, the most important of that is the statue of Future Budha..

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Shahjahanpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This monastery is having quite large building that it can be seen from 2 km easily. You can go here by car easily ..only a little way ahead from the parking is the main building. It's a multistory building ,rich in architecture and Buddhist culture. Ankur Yadav

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Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very scenic monastry, just on the side of the road between Leh and Hemis/Manali. About 30-40 minutes from Leh city. Monastry has several shrines and a large statue. You can even have a lunch break as there is restaurant/café nearby. When the skies are clear you will have great views of the valley and surrounding mountains.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

One of the main attraction at Leh. You should visit this place. Kind of drive from the city but it's worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Its entirely spread over a knoll..has a great buzz to it..its definitely a must visit in Leh.. has a grand view of the Indus Valley..

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

One of the Oldest Monestaries in Leh and said to be the richest also. Well maintained also has a canteen and tibetian medicines also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This monastery affords stunning views and a wonderful two storey statue of the Maitreya Buddha. We could have spent the day just gazing upon the Buddha, and listening to the chanting there. Loved the experience...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Serene... The Buddha statue is the largest one in Ladakk - some 2 storeys high. The view from monastery is awesome... . but can see the valley and snow covered mountains in background.

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Address: Address: Leh, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Jammu and Kashmir  >  Ladakh  >  Leh

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