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Thiksey Monastery

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Thiksey Monastery of ladakh

One of the most stunning and beautiful monastries of ladakh. It is located on top of a hill in Thiksey village, approximately 19 kilometres east of Leh in Ladakh, India. It is... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most stunning and beautiful monastries of ladakh. It is located on top of a hill in Thiksey village, approximately 19 kilometres east of Leh in Ladakh, India. It is noted for its resemblance to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet and is the largest gompa in central Ladakh.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were first visitor here and loved this place... This was my third visit of leh and this time i wanted to skip visiting all the monasteries!!! but Thiksey and Hemis was exception, such is the power of these place. during my visit I just went up the terrace of this monastery. I love the view from this place.We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place ... it's dark red colour is so vibrant !!! N it's looks so beautiful when you get its first glimpse from far....d statue of Buddha is magnetic !!!paintings are so beautiful.... n the peace you experience cannot be described in words...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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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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 4 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 4 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 4 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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