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Thiksey Monastery

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Address: Leh, India
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The most beautiful monastery

It is perched on a hill which is already a great point. Then the statue of Maitreya Buddha is v strong n peaceful!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Neoules, France
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Neoules, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is perched on a hill which is already a great point. Then the statue of Maitreya Buddha is v strong n peaceful!!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place, lovely surroundings, lovely atmosphere. Feeling blessed to have got the opportunity to visit this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes i am speechless for this monastery.. the architecture, colors, and the Maitray Buddha statue.. Just fab... Yes you will have to climb about 100 steps to reach at main hall..

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Akola, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place full of exciting things and statues.A muat see place for tourists...!!!! Pray and wish destination for all of us. Those who missed it will be their misfortune...!!!!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A picturesque monastery on top of hills, overlooking Leh city on one side and mountain plains on other. The place has a huge Buddha statue covered in gold paper. Quite peaceful to relax here. Also has a good restaurant on entrance

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The confusing question is, Are all Gompa different ?! The answer is NO. They are very much similar, or I would say same. So the best thing to do is visit any of these popular one e.g., Thiksey or Diskit and spend good time there. Request a monk around to help you with the knowledge about their history and their... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For me this is very interesting, the history is interesting and the architecture and the people. It is also a very peaceful place.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very lovely place in the valley. Great sight of the valley from top. Lovely place to spend 2-3 hours. The monastry inside is also very nice.

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Calm and peaceful monastery amidst mountains.Must visit if you are in Leh region. View from top of this monastery is amazing.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best place I have ever visited. The view from the top was just awesom. The place is very clean.

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