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Chokhang Vihara Temple

Leh, India
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Peaceful ambience amidst noisy market

This Buddhist temple is located in the main market area in Leh. We had visited this temple during... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Kaushik G
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Mumbai
A little gem in the market

This will not be on most people itineraries and I found this by accident while looking at for a loo... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Gavin R
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Oct 4, 2017
“Peaceful ambience amidst noisy market”
Jul 20, 2017
“A little gem in the market”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Leh, India
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This Buddhist temple is located in the main market area in Leh. We had visited this temple during our trip to Leh. We liked the traditional Tibetan architecture of the temple and inside the ambience was very peaceful - we sat on the carpet and...More

Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This will not be on most people itineraries and I found this by accident while looking at for a loo in the local market. Chokhang Vihara Temple is located bang in the middle of the market opposite the SBI branch and I was pleasantly happy...More

Thank Gavin R
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is one of the newest gompas in the area, but it's a good one. It's beautiful and well-cared for, with a peaceful feeling. I have often stopped there to sit and meditate for a few minutes.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

A peaceful worship place situated in Leh market, Beautifully constructed neat , clean & calm , When I visited in August-2016 preparations were on to welcome His Excellency Dalai Lama. Must be visited while roaming in leh market during acclimatization to seek blessings.

Thank shashindrak
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Visiting temples in the city of monasteries makes a vist to this place even more special. One can get a feeling of being in the grip of the almighty amidst nature.

Thank Ajay R
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

A really peaceful place to visit whilst you are in Leh - either to take in Buddhist culture or to pray yourself. If you are lucky your visit may coincide with a monk reciting a prayer in the main prayer room. There are numerous prayer...More

Thank Nick B
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Just near SINDHU GHAT this Buddhist vihara temple is worth visiting ang congregation take place while Dalai lama visits this place, according to my guide cum driver.

Thank HARAGOPAL
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Located centrally in the Leh Market! Do talk to the monks to get an in depth understanding of their culture & the rituals!

Thank AkashRoonwal
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Most people visit the monasteries around Leh which are generally some distance away from the main town. However, if you find yourself short of time or are just plain lazy to travel the distance but still want to see a glimpse of Buddhist culture, the...More

Thank Pathik_2404
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