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We visited this monastery as part of local Leh sightseeeing tour. The monastery like many other in the region is centuries old but this one is in ruins.
The good part is it offers some very good views of the surrounding areas. One can very...More
shey palace Also known as Shey Palace or Shey Gompa, the monastery is famous for housing a 3-storeyed huge copper with gilded gold idol of seated Shakyamuni Buddha. The statue is counted as the second largest idol in Ladakh.There was one gompa inside but closed...More
15km from Leh town. Climb as usual. On the highway. Only rubbles left of the palace. After covering lots of tortuous lanes, you reach the monastery inside, desolate, pay 30 bucks per head, visit gold copper, large, beautiful statue of Shakyamuni , stained thanks and...More
We visited Shey Monastery on the way back from Thiksey monastery. The structure looks in bad shape and looks like it may have been damaged during some bad weather or an earthquake. There is not much climbing. There is a Buddha statue. The palace is...More
I first visited here several years ago, when more of the palace was open. Now only the upper hall with the Buddha statue is open. I have always heard of it referred to as Shey Palace. There was one monk there, collecting the Rs30 admission...More
Presently hosts a Big Buddha Statue this is also once a Palace. The Palace is NOT accessible easily. The visitors said it was in bad shape however the Gompa portion is still well maintained with a Big Buddha Statue in it. Across the road in...More
In a routine visit of the sight seeing you will be visiting this place. After the earthquake the monastery is not in a very good shape. An OK place but good for the camera. There is entry fees for the maintenance of the place.