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Thiksey Monastery

1,729 Reviews

Thiksey Monastery

1,729 Reviews
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Vivek wrote a review Sep. 2020
Mumbai, India6 contributions
We visited this place on August 2020. Beautiful holy place with best view for photographs. Must visit place in Ladakh
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Date of experience: August 2020
Anshul wrote a review Aug. 2020
New Delhi, India4 contributions
But view point in leh. Situated around 25kms from Leh city. Dont miss morning prayers. They are so special.
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Date of experience: August 2020
K B wrote a review Feb. 2020
Lafayette, California238 contributions165 helpful votes
Not too far from Leh, Ladakh, this monastery is interesting architecturally as it resembles Potala Palace in Tibet. It is also a Tibetan Buddhist monastery with active monk community, including quite young boys. It is quite a climb to the top (many stairs) but worth it. There are several different temples and prayer rooms you can go in and unlike a lot of monasteries, they did not seem to limit photography inside. The views from the top to the surrounding mountains and valleys are stunning. Although we didn't stay here, it was interesting to learn that you could: they have a guest house and restaurant. However, we were just on a day trip from Leh where we were staying to acclimitize for higher elevation travel.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Carrie W wrote a review Feb. 2020
Yardley, Pennsylvania127 contributions99 helpful votes
A great way to slowly enter the high altitude world and prepare yourself for some solitude. The monastery is beautiful and the monks welcome you into their prayer services, letting you experience their peace.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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atwoodt wrote a review Feb. 2020
Portland, Oregon20 contributions5 helpful votes
I visited Thiksey in 1988 and it was very interesting then but a little run down. It has now be renovated and is even a better place to visit. Still has the great views of the Leh Valley and excellent art...both statues and wall paintings.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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