Situated behind the Palace of Leh, this is a spectacular monastery that offers a splendid view of the whole place. Highly renowned endowing a three-storied solid and pragmatic gold efficacy of the Maitreya or the great Buddha, the place is a must visit for travellers.
Location: The place is located in the district of Leh at Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.
Known for: The serenity and the picturesque architecture of the location. Also for the gold efficacy of Buddha.
How to reach: On foot; through an uphill climb on the Tsemo/Namgyal hill
Cost: Rs. 20
Operating hours: 7am-9am & 5pm-8pm
Type: Buddhist Monastery