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Monastero Likir

Likir, Leh, India
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Ranked #8 of 45 Attractions in Leh
Type: Religious Sites
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

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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Singapore, Singapore
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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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The statue of the gold-coloured Buddha is impressive. Worth a quick visit. The monastery and its buildings are charmin as well.

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Oh, what pretty it has a big golden buddha statue . Little monastery, perfect scenic . Has small museum in the campus , the view from the roof of themonastery is breathtakingly amazing . Loved the serenity and composure of the place .

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The road to Hunder passes through this small village with a large monastery. The statue of "Future Buddha" stands 75 mtr tall and looks stunning amidst the stark landscape. The views from the parapet is equally awesome. Many people miss out the monastery, but once you reach, although the climb can be tiresome, the views appear even more pristine. One... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

To be honest we reached Likir a little late and as we rushed up the uphill path to enter it before it closed for lunch we all became breathless ans wasted more time getting our breath back...tip of the day Do not rush even if you are late. The Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit a few weeks later so... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Likir monastery is different than the other monasteries as a large gold painted Buddha statue adorns the entrance. The views from this place and the surrounding mountains are gorgeous.

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Darjeeling, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Everything that surrounds this 900 plus year monastery is time-trapped and beautiful. The road that approaches the monastery is very scenic with colorful chortens against mountainous backdrop. A 75 ft high 'golden' statue of Maitreya Buddha (the future Buddha) is visible from the distant road that leads to the monastery and is a source of comfort and blessing for the... More

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