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Absolutely stunning

The view of Thikse Monastery on a hilltop is just perfect like a picture from a book of beautiful... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Kaushik G
,
Mumbai
Majestic!

Thikse looks lovely in summers and winters alike each with its own weather charms. The monastery is... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
Prateek S
,
Mumbai, India
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Thiksey, India
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

The view of Thikse Monastery on a hilltop is just perfect like a picture from a book of beautiful paintings and I felt just like this when I got down from my car in Leh Manali highway to visit this beautiful monastery which is modeled...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Thikse looks lovely in summers and winters alike each with its own weather charms. The monastery is absolutely beautiful and a must visit for the culturally inclined. Be vary of the opening and closing timings.

Thank Prateek S
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This monastery is serene and peaceful and has one of the biggest statues of Maitreya Buddha. Be prepared to climb a few steps and enjoy the views from there. They also have a gift shop and a cafeteria here. You can capture some great shots...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017

Delightful view from the walkways.. Quite and calm, eternal peace! Enjoyable breeze while walking up to the monastery. Climbing up can be tedious but the view is worth the number of stairs one has to climb! But it is advisable for people with breathing problems...More

Thank Anusua G
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

This monastery has one of the most divine Maitreya Buddha statues I have ever seen. Reasonable number of steps to climb and a living monastery like many of the other great ones in Ladakh and in Sikkim. They also have a Tibetan medicine place ....More

Thank Gayatri K
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Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

I went to this glorious gompa on 28th April 2016, its very huge and absolutely stunning, one should not miss this Monastery when we are in Leh, there are lots and lots of monasteries around Leh, this one is very important, and it's easily accessible...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2016

We stayed at the Chamba Hotel just opposite the Thiksey Gompa. The rooms were large and the decor was nice as were the facilities. The best was its proximity to the Thiksey Gompa.

Thank sanchitra
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

This was the first monestary I visited on the same afternoon as I arrived in Leh. It was beginning of the most amazing trip I've taken in all my life. Still 4 years later, I havent seen anything like it. If you are in Ladakh,...More

Thank Darrah H
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

Our accommodation arranged for a taxi to take us the 30 minute drive to the Thikse Monastery early one morning. The monastery itself stands high on the hill and is often described as being a little Lhasa in reference to its apparent similarity to the...More

Thank Chris G
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