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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

Near Leh Market, Leh, India
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Worth the hike up

It’s a vigorous hike up and mainly what you get is a great view when you get up there. The... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Peregrineri
,
New Delhi, India
Magnificent view for watching the sunset in Leh.

It's not a busy tourist spot but you will love it at sundown. We were saying goodbye to Leh... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
zakBKK
,
Bangkok
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Near Leh Market, Leh, India
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

It’s a vigorous hike up and mainly what you get is a great view when you get up there. The monastery itself is not so special, or at least, it’s not particularly beautiful. But it’s worth the hike up. Viewed from, say, Shanti Stupa, it’s...More

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed 26 May 2017

It's not a busy tourist spot but you will love it at sundown. We were saying goodbye to Leh upthere on our night.

Thank zakBKK
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Right in the city on a slope near the market. Market is full of quaint shops and is worth the stroll and the photo opportunity.

Thank 655Denis
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The monastery is located near the Leh palace and gives a great view of the whole leh town below, It was build during the 15th century and is situated at the hilltop and would require a steep climb to reach

Thank falconarrow1087
Reviewed 14 August 2016

One can go visit this place after the Leh palace during the site seeing of Leh.. It will hardly take 30 min.. Do go on the top in th ewooden balcony.. This attractive monastery which was once a Royal residence /fort before the Leh palace...More

Thank ASTHA G
Reviewed 17 July 2016

You will always find time to visit this place. In the city and visited by all. You have others also to visit, but I found this place very interesting and attractive

1  Thank Ashok130954
Reviewed 6 July 2016

You can enjoy spectacular view of leh city from this place otherwise nothing to see. You may like to avoid visiting this place. You can have a look from Palace itself.

1  Thank lotusdiamond
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Giving a visit can be skipped especially as we reached the top of the place we found out the main gate was closed. Nothing much to see here therefore in can be skipped from your itinerary if you are short on time.

Thank 2312harsh
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Very close to leh palace, as one can clearly see it from there. Need to climb. A usual palace ruin but provides very good view of leh city. One can do it along with leh palace.

Thank Lalbahadur
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I went to this Monastery on 24th April 2016, same day at 10.00am only i reached Leh and within 2 hours i started my journey and it goes like this, Leh airport - Yangphel guest house - Hall of fame - Spituk monastery - Shanthi...More

1  Thank smbegaraaj
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