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Address: Leh, India
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Thiksey Monastery - a journey through time

See the 40 foot high statue - 30 men 3 years to make perfect in its setting. See the accompanying photographs

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

See the 40 foot high statue - 30 men 3 years to make perfect in its setting. See the accompanying photographs

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was actually in awe about how have the people in Leh maintained these buildings, architecture, sculptures etc so well. The weather condtion is so unpredictable and unfriendly with the winds blowing so harshly, protruding sun rays etc. Visit the monastery to witness absolute tranquility.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Leh as such is peaceful, but this place is not only peaceful..it gives you a beautiful view of the city as well. Photography is restricted at some place..but should visit to enjoy the scenery.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monks filled the central courtyard with the musicians as they practiced their dance routines for the upcoming festival. It was magical to say the least.

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Sevran, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful monastery 30 mins drive from Leh. Not to be missed. Monks praying in temples is very nice to see and listen to.

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Gujarat, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt enormous joy twice while visiting this place: once viewing it while entering and then again viewing it while leaving. Such magnificent structure, in the midst of nowhere. It is breathtakingly beautiful, offers even more amazing views from its top. Insides of the monastery are as serene as its views. Must visit for everyone.

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Surat, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the best monastery in Leh. When i visited they have just opened new prayer hall. View from top is great.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

gives good understanding of the history and buddhist culture. Must visit to understand Buddhist sects, their monasteries and constructions.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the most beautiful monastery in Leh! Although climbing us is a task...but its all worth it in the end!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in upstream of Leh.Very nice and beautiful in white and red.17km from Leh city.Several Chortrens are there. A Beautiful restaurant is there with local antiques.

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