Embellished to resemble the Palace of Potala located in the Lhasa in Tibet. Thiksey Monastery is about twelve storied complex housing distinct essential artifacts of Buddha-like the tapestries, thangkas, effigies or statues and swords.
Location: The place is located in Thiksey Villa at the Leh Manali Highway near Thiksey, Leh in Jammu and Kashmir
Known for: This is a twelve-storey Monastery displaying splendid artifacts, thangkas, and effigies.
How to reach: It is situated 18 k from Leh in the Indus valley. You can drive to reach the place.
Approximate Cost: Rs. 20
Operating hours: 7am-7pm
Type: Buddhist Monastery