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Address: Likir, Leh, India

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This is one of the most enchanting monasetries situated in Nubra Valley. The monastery is famous for the largest statue of Buddha in this area. The view from the terrace is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most enchanting monasetries situated in Nubra Valley. The monastery is famous for the largest statue of Buddha in this area. The view from the terrace is breathtaking.The main monastery is quite old and has beautifully carved Buddha statues. The serenity and calm is bestowed on all visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Located on the top of a hill on the banks of river Indus, this monastery is absolutely breath taking. The huge statue of Maitreya Buddha, prayer hall, murals, the unique jupiter tree and the entire complex appears to be a Temple in heaven.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

When I visited this place, it was a Stormy afternoon. Full valley, rocky mountain, desert and sand storm. Experienced the most dangerous storm in my life in this high altitude. Strom comes slowly covers the whole valley in sand, it stands at least 30 mins. We are fortunate, I must say, enough to experience this thing. You can see whole... More 

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Jodhpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Likir is an ancient place of worship that is believed to be guarded by two sacred serpents - Nanda and Taksako. Two assembly halls are present in this shrine namely New Dukhangs. In the courtyard, visitors can see a beautiful Thangka illustration of the wheel of life and four guardians of directions. A 23-metre high statue of Maitreya Buddha, covered... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The drive to Likir is a detour of about 4km from the main road but is it worth visiting the place with the Golden Buddha statue placed outside the monastery overlooking the valley and the river nearby. You have to cross the bridge to go the Monastery and climb the stairs to reach the top. Our driver, Mr. Sonam Angdus,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

One can visit this place while returning from Alchi. There is a big statue of Lord Buddha. The place is very well maintained.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A little away from Leh, but a place worth visiting. Beautiful drive and the views of the giant Sitting Buddha statue is great. This is a big place and very beautiful and calm.

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Mohali, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Located on Leh - Srinagar Highway about 45 - 50 KMs from Leh, Likir Monastry is about 4 KMs on a link road. The entrance to the Monastry is indicated on the main road by a gate. A huge golden Statue of Gautama Buddha is the main attraction of the Likir Moanstry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The monastery is superb with great views onto the surrounding mountains. It is also nice to walk down to the village for a great shot of the entire complex

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This place has a hudge idol of lord budhha which attracts the eyes of travellers. This place is near nimmo village around 60 km from leh on leh kargil highway.

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

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