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Thiksey Monastery

, Leh

  (part of Ladakh region)

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Thiksey Monastery, an outstanding specimen of Ladakhi architecture, is a glorious Buddhist monastery located 18 km east of Leh (about 30-40 mins drive from the Leh city). Standing on the picturesque top a hillock, the monastery encloses encloses numerous stupas, Thangkas, statues, swords, wonderful wall paintings and a large pillar carved with Buddha’s ideas and preaching, all in a mammoth 12 storied building complex.

Thiksey Festival, a major attraction for tourists and Buddhist devotees, is conducted here with splendor and much pomp. Shey Gompa and Matho Gompa are nearby attractions to visit.
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Timing Information


7 am to 7 pm
Price Information


Rs 20


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Leh - City of Gompas

  by Akshay Balraj  on Jan 11, 2010
Leh: A place where adventure and religion combine to give you an amazing experience. The Gompas situated here are a wonder to your eyes and the adventure activities here is sure to get your adrenalin flowing!
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