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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)

Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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Beautiful, peaceful place.

Beautiful, peaceful place. Has a great mountain view. We just visit there, but noticed a group... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Smita H
Most Sacred Monastery of Leh, Must Visit

Diskit Gompa is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery (gompa) in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Dwarka, India
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Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, peaceful place. Has a great mountain view. We just visit there, but noticed a group with guide, who was explaining the architecture and history briefly.

Thank Smita H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Diskit Gompa is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery (gompa) in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, northern India. It belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sacred of Tibetan Buddhism. This Monastery offers one of the Most Amazing view of the whole Nubra Valley. Do visit...More

Thank SahilChrungu
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

On way to Nubra Valley.. Things to do 1. Travel on top of vehicle till Diskit from one of Nivea valley turning. Both sides plain land, almost cold desert and in between runs your journey 2. Camel ride, Rolling in Sand dunes, Spending time in...More

Thank Mohan K
Reviewed 20 June 2017

So while all the tours will say that you visit Diskit Monastery – you actually visit the Buddha statue next to the monastery – which is also a definite visit I say. You get a good view of the Nubra valley from around it and...More

Thank Shailesh_cs3
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This monastery is no different than other in Ladakh, but the view from hill top is amazing. A must visit place around Leh. Beautiful valley views will purify ur mind.

Thank Zia K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Generally, all monastery are same but visit to Monastery in Leh Area is all a must. Has a large Statue of Maithreya Buddha. It is in Nubra Valley and gives excellent view. Vehicles can reach up to a point but you still have a stiff...More

Thank sorabh
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It's a very beautiful monetary. Vehicles will reach till the base of the monastery. Still there is a climb all the way up. Of course we didn't dare to walk all the way up into the monastery.

Thank Jaison J
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Diskit monatery is named after the town of Diskit in Nubra valley and is note for the huge statue of Maithreya budha overlooking the town. The Monastery can be reached from Diskit town by private vehicles or even by walking if one wants to enjoy...More

Thank falconarrow1087
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The confusing question is, Are all Gompa different ?! The answer is NO. They are very much similar, or I would say same. So the best thing to do is visit any of these popular one e.g., Thiksey or Diskit and spend good time there....More

Thank Mumbaikar_Biker
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A wonderful place in Nubra, Shyok Valley of Ladakh Region of Jammu & Kashmir State of India. A 100 feet statue of Maitray Buddha facing downwards to Shyok Valley.

Thank Nahush B
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