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Sankar Monastery

3 Km From Leh, Leh, India
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Ranked #19 of 43 Attractions in Leh
Type: Religious Sites
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

it is a quiete place where there is a small monastery, not really worth going there, not much to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Sankar Monastery is along the road with a cluster of other monasteries worth a view. This is a relatively smaller monastery-- but still worth a visit.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

While it's not one of the more famous monasteries in the area, it is quite an interesting and charming one. It's away from the main part of Leh in a very quiet area. I like to go in and meditate there. Be sure to go upstairs and also onto the roof. Not accessible as there are a lot of steps... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

unpretentious workaday monastery that exudes atmosphere without too many tourists. At least in June. Too many monasteries are exacting entry fees these days which is good for upkeep but not sure its in the true spirit

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Kurukshetra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Sankar Gompa is a royal monastery 3km from Leh in its outskirts. It has a very small gate to enter the premises. It is the seat of Yellowhat Buddhist tradition. It has a formidable collection of miniature statues of pure gold and wall paintings. It is a daughter establishment of SPITUK MONASTERY. There are a few steps to reach main... More

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