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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

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Worth the hike to the top

situated close to the palace, we took the small path slowly to reach the monastery. When reached... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Christopher G
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Kottayam, India
Bird's eye view of entire Leh town

During my holidays in Ladakh, I had visited this monastery as part of my full day sightseeing... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Kaushik G
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Mumbai
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

This monastery near the market in the central place is an attraction most people visit during their visit to Leh . The climb is steep,and the altitude of Leh makes you more tired but , worth all the hard work of climbing here . The...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

situated close to the palace, we took the small path slowly to reach the monastery. When reached the top we were tired like anything. but having a cup of water from the monk, we were refreshed. They charge an entry fee of 20 rupees is...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

OMG!! The view from the top is just great. The hike from the Leh Palace is totally worth it. Pretty cool spot to sit and meditate. Went there almost every day.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

During my holidays in Ladakh, I had visited this monastery as part of my full day sightseeing itemary in Leh town. I had visited Leh Palace first and then visited this monastery which is located on a hill higher than the palace. I had gone...More

1  Thank Kaushik G
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Small Monastery from where you can have view of leh palace, too windy at the top carrying along with sounds of peace. Though very few pay visit, but for me this ha sits own charm. Try a visit.

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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

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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

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