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Address: Likir, Leh, India

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An old and beautiful monastery

Though there is a road leading to the monastery from Likir village, we chose to trek the two kilometers from our home stay and that was a good decision. We got to enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
Karthikeyan K
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Though there is a road leading to the monastery from Likir village, we chose to trek the two kilometers from our home stay and that was a good decision. We got to enjoy the scenery, talked to some of the local people, took lot of pictures and overall a good time there. The monastery was one of the oldest in... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We trekked to this monastery from the Likir village. Wonderful route to trek and a nice view from the monastery. Monastery is big and has a big Budha statue.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Although a little far away from Leh town, its worth seeing for the wonderful architecture,The ancient murals are very attractive. The giant seated statue of Buddha should not be missed.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The views from the monastery are too good, so is the Giant Budha statue. The monasteries might look the same, but each one is different in its own way. The main budha is also different in different places. Club the trip to this monastery with that of Alchi.

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New Delhi, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was the third Monastery I Visit on my trip to Ladakh. The monastery is well kept and maintained and it is hard to believe that it has a history of more than 1000 years. The temples inside are usually locked and you have to look for the lhamas to open them. You should talk to them and try to... More 

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Average when compared to other monastries. Although still a nice place to visit in Leh. The lhamas are very nice to talk to

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

all monasteries in leh are good and u will not grow bored of being to so many of them in a short period of time. they all have something unique to offer and remember by.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The Likir Monastery is very beautiful monastery and its worth its drive.. It is situated far up the hills and one can drive right up to the monastery. The big buddha statue is beautiful and is well visible from the main road..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is one of my favourite monasteries east of Leh. Looks great from a distance and better close up. Interiors of the various temples and the small museum are nothing particularly special. View of the surrounding area is also very good. Worth seeing as part of a day trip from Leh to see the eastern monastery circuit.

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Jind, Haryana, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It is a very big monastery with a shopping arcade/restaurants inside, Well maintained place and has a lot of stupas and big statue, Overall a must see place in Ladakh

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