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One of the lesser known places in Spiti

Nako Monastery was established around the 11th Century by the Great Translator Lochen Rinchen... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Soham J
,
Mumbai, India
NAKO village - Wonderful

We were very hungry when we reached Nako & after eating Maggi we went to the small Nako village... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
spaul_007
,
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nako Monastery was established around the 11th Century by the Great Translator Lochen Rinchen Zangpo. This is a beautiful monastery located in the small village of Nako. There are around 4 different structures where monks usually go and pray. Two of them are open to...More

Thank Soham J
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We were very hungry when we reached Nako & after eating Maggi we went to the small Nako village & Lake. I really loved the small village & their living style. Nako lake looks beautiful but personally, I will advise to visit the village as...More

Thank spaul_007
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Nako is a small place falling enroute your drive to tabo.The village of nako is known for its natural,pristine lake which is a short trek from the monastery.The monastery itself is small yet very beautiful decorated with paintings and statues.The terrace farming of nako can...More

Thank Aneesh S
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It's a small but very interesting monastery. If the monk is not around or if the monastery is closed, you will have to knock the doors of the monks' hostel and request them to give you a tour of the monastery. The monk who was...More

Thank PragathiChawla
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Nako is a very small place and the monastery and lake is very pristine. It is a small trek to the lake. Lake itself is very small but if you are having a stop over then you can visit.

Thank Swati D
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Nako really turned out to be very small. Closed cottages, terraced fields and a lake. Is this the most famous lake? But no, a little later i found out that the lake is different (by the way, very nice) and in fact, it's a pond.

Thank Rick-Kang
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

It's a charm to visit the Nako monastery. I wasn't even able to find the old monastery on my first visit (there is a new one which remains locked as the Lama stays in Kullu). When I stopped again while coming back from Spiti, I...More

Thank Dipanjan D
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This was one of the oldest and beautiful monetary in that Lahaul and Spiti valley. Beautiful location and amazing paintings on walls. We did some documentation there and lived 3 days in Nako. A worth to visit place.

Thank Karan S
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I am extremely thankful to the lama ji for showing us the old monastery with its beautiful frescos painted on walls & ceiling, inlay work

Thank Amit B
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Though its a cute looking monastery in Nako, the lamas who run it are rarely there and its a bit difficult to get them to open it for visitors. The monastery has a standard red and gold exterior and it is a functional monastery with...More

Thank Raghunathan_GR
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