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Stok Palace Museum

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Address: Stok Palace, Leh, India
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This is a must-see. Excellent collection of original Tangkhas and other artefacts... well preserved and well explained by the house keeper.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 13, 2016
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Bhilai, India
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Bhilai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

This is a must-see. Excellent collection of original Tangkhas and other artefacts... well preserved and well explained by the house keeper.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Stok Monastery or Stok Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Stok, Leh district, Ladakh, northern India, 15 kilometres south of Leh.[1] It was founded by Lama Lhawang Lotus in the 14th Century and has a notable library including all 108 volumes of the Kangyur. A ritual dance-mask festival is held annually.[1]

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Stock Palace is an average Palace. Nothing great to see. The entry ticket is very Pricey and most of the places inside are not open to visitors. We cannot also click pictures at most of the places.

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Hooghly-Chinsurah, West Bengal, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Do not waste time. It is not a palace. It is a very low graded museum with entry fee Rs 70.00 per head. Only attraction of the place is wide angle view of beautiful stock village from top which you may observe outside the museum.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

The whole building is well maintained because people live in it. The museum is in the top floor, while the royal family lives in the floor below. The topfloor seemed to be very accomodating as living quarters in the summer period, and is organised as a museum, having a large number of very interestng articles. From the various musea we... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Currently royal family of Leh ladakh is living at this place. One can see old artifacts,glimpse of tradition and culture of Leh Ladakh.

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India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

It is a long drive from the city and quite a disappointment.Exterior facade is good but interiors are not worth it.Considering that the royal family is still in residence ,we expected something grand,but were sadly let down.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

this is a palace gem in the middle of the town. good to visit once but nothing much we could found except the big structure. few temples/idols are inside too

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

This is a place which you can skip without losing anything. It takes time and effort to reach anywhere in Leh and hence an itinerary should include the best places, which this is certainly not. The museum is about 4-5 rooms having items of Ladakhi culture, but nothing is explained, except some random notes. The sole attendant tells little about... More 

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Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Quite better kept than Shey, and not only because the royal family is still owning part of it. The museum inside is worth visiting, it’s an interesting display of Ladakh history and religion. Less visitors seem to appreciate it than Shey, probably since it is not on the main road, but it is definitely more worth seeing. Beautiful is the... More 

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