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We visited this Shey palace and monastery while returning from Thiksey Gompa. It's an old palace of Ladakh king and inside the palace has a monastery. All are like a ruined place. Can't find anything special about this place.
The view is stunning, the age of the place is amazing, the people are fantastic, what else do you need!
Well worth the effort to visit, have a nice walk around, check out the view so make sure you take your camera with fully charged...More
We visited Shey Palace/ Monsatery during a day trip covering Hemis, Thiksey, Shanti Stupa and other attractions around Leh. The view from the top is great. Artifacts are nicely preserved and well guarded. It is worth a short visit.
Located 15 kms away from Leh City, Shey Monastery along with the Shey Palace is situated on a hillock in Shey Village. This palace and monastery was built by the king of ladakh in 1655 as summer retreat but the palace is now in ruins...More
The Shey monastery is much smaller than the Thiksey and also doesn’t have as many levels. The wall paintings in the main temple here are quite amazing though and very ancient. You can still see the real gold they used in the paintings.
Shey palace built in 1655, near Shey village, by the king of Ladakh, Deldan Namgyal, also known as Lhachen Palgyigon. It was used as a summer retreat by the kings of Ladakh.
Shey was the old capital of the upper Ladakh region. When the Dogras...More