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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

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Address: Near Leh Market, Leh, India

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You will always find time to visit this place. In the city and visited by all. You have others also to visit, but I found this place very interesting and attractive

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You will always find time to visit this place. In the city and visited by all. You have others also to visit, but I found this place very interesting and attractive

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can enjoy spectacular view of leh city from this place otherwise nothing to see. You may like to avoid visiting this place. You can have a look from Palace itself.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Giving a visit can be skipped especially as we reached the top of the place we found out the main gate was closed. Nothing much to see here therefore in can be skipped from your itinerary if you are short on time.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Very close to leh palace, as one can clearly see it from there. Need to climb. A usual palace ruin but provides very good view of leh city. One can do it along with leh palace.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I went to this Monastery on 24th April 2016, same day at 10.00am only i reached Leh and within 2 hours i started my journey and it goes like this, Leh airport - Yangphel guest house - Hall of fame - Spituk monastery - Shanthi Stupa - Samkar monastery - Museum near Samkar - Tsemo monastery - Leh palace -... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Our first attraction of Leh. It was used to be King Palace in old times and now open for everyone. Nice place to visit.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Its one of the local sightseeings in the Leh City... century old palace of the King where now only ruins remain... It's of Nine storeys, one can old paintings & writings on the walls....its open from Sunrise to Senset... after sunset, its quite scary inside .

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Not a lot to do or take in once you've made the climb up here as the monastery/prayer room seemed closed at the time, but there are some great views to savour of snow-capped peaks and desert terrain. A lot of restoration work is being carried out as well, so it does look like a half-completed construction site unfortunately.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

This attractive monastery which was once a Royal residence /fort before the Leh palace was built, can be seen from almost all parts of Leh. I can see from my hotel room window (room no 304, Asia hotel, Leh) . Its peak that towers above Leh is most attractive spot in Leh.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Took a group here this August as a intro to Leh before we went trekking. Everyone enjoyed it and having been several times before it is good to see the renovations improving each year

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