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Truely the forbidden Kingdom !

Well, Mustang is actually two, Lower and Upper. Lo manthang is the capital of upper mustang... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anand s
Darjeeling District, India

Visited this monastery with the help of Himalayan Trekking Team who were organised and helpful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Lo Manthang, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, Mustang is actually two, Lower and Upper. Lo manthang is the capital of upper mustang, situated at 3840m approx above sea level. Lo manthang was once a independent Kingdom, similar language, culture and tradition to Tibet. It is a sensational journey beyond the Himalayas...More

2  Thank anand s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this monastery with the help of Himalayan Trekking Team who were organised and helpful beyond expectation. Photographs of the interior are not permitted. It is exquisitely beautiful, light being filtered from a skylight through intricate draped curtains hanging from the roof 15 meters above

Thank Pendek
Reviewed January 8, 2017

When i went there although many gompa were under construction but you still can see a very beautiful lifestyle, culture, hills and mountains and beauty of mother nature. I strongly suggest you to have some plans and visit Upper mustang once in a life time...More

Thank Arrzun C
Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Thubchen Gompa (Monastery) is in to Mustan reason. It is belongs to Ngima pa as I guess. Sims like it is build since 15 century; you can learn Buddhist Custom and religion here. It is very beautiful place to visit. But, not it please,...More

1  Thank Mark1486
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Essential to visit this monastery built in late 15th century. Marvelous ceiling and paintings on the wall.

1  Thank ENRIC-23
Reviewed May 15, 2016

We walked through town and came across this Buddhist monastery and school. The lama was in the courtyard and we talked for a couple of minutes - very serene and friendly. The enjoyed the courtyard and the nearby stupas, but there was a construction crew...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed March 24, 2015

My journey to the fifteenth century, Himalayan City of "Lo", situated in the remote Dhaulagiri zone of Upper Mustang (Nepal) was for me; the rarest and the most arduous travel experience, imaginable. High level culture shock. The medieval, mud walled City of "Lo", now referred...More

1  Thank N N
Reviewed July 25, 2014

In Lo-Manthang each and every places are important , Thubchen Gompa , one of them , old wood carving , thankags and daily puja is don't miss programs of Lo-manthang trips .

1  Thank Ecoholiday A
Reviewed January 15, 2014

We followed the streets to the last monastery - the Thubchen Gyälwai Phodrang (Palace of the victorious Buddha). Passing the entrance that was guarded by four big figures of the Lokapalas (Guardians of the four directions) we came into a big hall. It was the...More

3  Thank Chris-Stony
Reviewed June 10, 2012

These are all Buddhist monument, monastery and peace and nice environment

1  Thank Rajkumar05
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