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Address: Likir, Leh, India
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missed the big Buddha statue

There are vivid images on the wall, although much less old than in Alchi. We missed the big Buddha statue, I am still not sure that it was closed or we just did not find the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are vivid images on the wall, although much less old than in Alchi. We missed the big Buddha statue, I am still not sure that it was closed or we just did not find the access.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Its really far from leh... if you are a enthusiast for knowing the details of various monasteries then only visit the place otherwise you could visit various monasteries which are near....

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Best option is to travel west of Leh there you can see so many significant places, like Gurduwara Pathar Saab, Magnetic Hill, Sangam (coflunce of Indus and Zanskar River) Basgo ruined Castle, Likir and Alchi.... Amazing places !!!!!!

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

very good monastery to enjoy. Big buddha temple is there. It is very nice and famous also. please visit.

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Jaipur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

A short detour off the Srinagar - Leh highway is the site for one of Ladakh's most serene monasteries. The huge Buddha statue is a sight to behold.

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Having visited many monasteries in this area, as well as in Tibet, I disagree with all they nay-sayers below! I thought it was really worthwhile; in fact one of the best. I found it well run, well looked after (compared to many others), interesting architecture, friendly monks and the most outstanding views from a commanding position on the hillside. I'd... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This monastery doesn't really have anything that sticks out when you compare it with others in the area. I'm glad I went, but if you're deciding which gompas to see near Leh, you shouldn't put this on the top of the list.

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Brighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Great heritage for this site. It is tucked a way a bit but worth a look. there is lots to see and it has a cafe

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

A long and great speedy drive through NH1...Mountain-tops on both sides of the road...Colours of the rocks changing every now and then...The play of sunlight and shadow...A trip you can not forget! And finally you reach the Moonland!

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We visited here at the beginning of a 5 day trek between villages. Was very interesting but similar to other monastaries in the area, like Deskit monastery. Don't miss it if you are in Likir, but maybe not to come especially if not a part of larger trip.

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