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Dhankar Gompa

Spiti Valley | Between Kaza And Tabo Town, India
+91 1800 180 8082
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Beautiful fort on a cliff

Dhankar was the traditional capital of the Spiti Valley Kingdom during the 17th century and has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Himani C
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New Delhi, India
Red & White Building

This is another ancient monastery at Dhankar. The new monastery is also made but do visit the old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Swati D
,
Panjim, India
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Spiti Valley | Between Kaza And Tabo Town, India
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"the cliff"
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"panoramic view"
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"buddhist temple"
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"prayer room"
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"monks live"
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"must visit place"
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"thousand years"
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"beautiful place"
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"home stay"
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"fort"
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"capital"
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"confluence"
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"pin"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dhankar was the traditional capital of the Spiti Valley Kingdom during the 17th century and has some features dating back to the 12th century. Dhang means cliff, and kar means fort. Hence, Dhankar means fort on a cliff. It was the place of the early...More

Thank Himani C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is another ancient monastery at Dhankar. The new monastery is also made but do visit the old one. Experience in narrow stairs and he rooms where Dalai lama himself stayed. One of the gate opens into wide hills beyond.

Thank Swati D
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

This place is located in Kaza district and this place comes 5 6 KM before Kaza. Here you can find houses constructed under and within mountains making them warm during winters and an antique look of one of the older democracies which were there during...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

A very peaceful & beautiful place. it is situated at a height of 3894 mtrs. Its a Buddhist temple in HP in the district of Lahaul and Spiti, beside Pin river

Thank Aditi N
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

One of the Best Monastery in Spiti Valley. The Landscape is amazing, also the road that leads to the Gompa is very picturesque.

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

i got frighten when i visited the prayer room in evening ... i was on the cliff id a falling mountain... but very beautiful view from outside

Thank Lalitjulley
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Dhankar Gompa is one of the most important Gompas in Spiti and Lahaul. What makes the Gompa stand out amongst most is the terrain. The Gompa from within is breathtaking. You can explore the surroundings, the prayer room etc. Do not miss this Monastery if...More

Thank Akshada C
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Visiting Spiti Valley is not about the sightseeing but more about the experience and the enjoying the journey that takes one through rustic mighty mountains and quaint villages. We did Spiti Valley road trip with our 11 months old baby, the most difficult journeys but...More

Thank Charu_Ashish
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

When I reached the monastery there was a ceremony going on. No I am not a cultural traveller so I dont have info on what that was. So I watched it for a while and then went on the appreciate the natural views and surroundings....More

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Reviewed June 3, 2017

Firstly the terrain ..pure magical and how the architecture is been part of such terrain is commendable. We got a warm welcome by the Monk with a hot cup of herbal tea in the old monastery . Best part of visiting Dhankar is we got...More

Thank Nilam G
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