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Sankar Monastery

3 Km From Leh | 3 Km From Leh, Leh 194101, India
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Samkar Gompa

The famous Thousand handed Buddha !! It was beautiful, elegant and rather awe-strucking... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Sandypaulc
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Agartala, India
Sightseeing around Leh

Well worth the visit. Bit of climbing but well worth the huffing and puffing with the the reduced... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
655Denis
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Melbourne, Australia
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“hilltop” (2 reviews)
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3 Km From Leh | 3 Km From Leh, Leh 194101, India
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

The famous Thousand handed Buddha !! It was beautiful, elegant and rather awe-strucking !! :) :) :) :)

Thank Sandypaulc
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Well worth the visit. Bit of climbing but well worth the huffing and puffing with the the reduced oxygen.

Thank 655Denis
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Like many other monasteries in the region.There is nothing much to do or see around. There are much better monasteries around in the area to be visited.

Thank ChauhanRuchi
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is another monastery if u visited the famous one then point going there . Will advice for those who are in culture only

Thank neera2014
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Sankar Monastery or Sankar Gompa is is a small monastery within the city and anyone can visit there as it does not involve climbing steep steps. Its quite well maintained. Visiting hours are limited and we observed the place comparatively less crowded.Its a calm place...More

Thank SubhNeha
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This Sankar Gompa lies in a quiet neighbourhood in the northern part of the town. The very old building encolses a peace ful and quiet courtyard. However, we went three times at different hours to this place (our hotel was nearby) but all the times...More

Thank huys25
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Many of the reviews here seem to refer to two different Gompas. This review concerns the Sankar Gompa, just off Sankar road on the northern edge of Leh in a quiet residential area. The walk through the back lanes to the Gompa is green, peaceful...More

Thank peter h
Reviewed 30 September 2016

this monastery is surrounded by mud wall.decent place .its surroundings are beautiful.the views from hill top is amazing.

Thank raja p
Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's almost in the town. You see from a distance and you will keep on looking at it. Stairs climb is ther which you should be prepared. You will not repent visiting. View is beautiful

Thank Ashok130954
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Like all other monasteries this place also have beautiful view. Situated on the hill top. Not on tourists must visit list and can be skipped. Good for photography and to capture some beautiful views of snow capped mountains of leh.

1  Thank lotusdiamond
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