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Climb to a temple

Little less number of steps than Thikse, On the way great photo ops. Shey has a small temple. Take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jainashok
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Little far from Leh Town

Great view from this monastery. It's on top of a hill. They have steps to climb up if you want... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thejas r
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you visit Leh this monastery is mandatory to visit. A stunning place with stunning views. It is not as fancy as other monasteries but has a real feel, worthy of soaking up

Thank sscdjo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little less number of steps than Thikse, On the way great photo ops. Shey has a small temple. Take water with you

Thank jainashok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view from this monastery. It's on top of a hill. They have steps to climb up if you want. Nice to go in the evening time.

Thank thejas r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As said before one monastery is more than enough as all are same. Sheet monastery may be avoided as there is nothing much out in this monastery compared to the other monasteries

Thank Sanjay A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One has to climb up very high to get to this monastery. The monastery is known for its huge gold Buddha stature which is supposedly second largest in Ladakh. The view from top is scenic which makes it worth visiting.

Thank Ankita G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monastery is quite high up. Avoid doing it on the second day as oxygen is rare the body is yet to acclimatise. The place is lovely.

Thank Sk_mahua
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This was a 15th century summer palace of Lehs royal family which also has a monastery.It involved lots of climbing steps & was tiresome.Still from scenic beauty point of view worth the visit

Thank HemanthPai
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent monastery. Initial structure 700 years old. Witnessed a collective worship by the inmates, which was soul stirring and really uplifting. Ice stupa a much famed initiative by Sir Sonam Wanchoo is also nearby. You can read about Ice Stupa on net. Much fulfilling retreat.

Thank ukbose
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Journey to this monastery is very scenic, quite refreshing. An ancient monastery, very neat, clean and peaceful. Views from the top are excellent.

Thank Satish P
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The drive itself to Shey is wonderful (in fact, if you pass the monastery, you will see a beautiful field of ancient stupas as you approach the next hilltop monastery). These gorgeous Buddhist sites constructed within Ladakh's rugged mountainsides are breath-taking. Take water with you,...More

Thank smlec
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