Near by places to visit
Yiga Choling Gompa , the region’s most famous monastery. Built in 1850, it enshrines a 5m-high statue of Jampa (Maitreya or ‘Future Buddha’) and 300 beautifully bound Tibetan texts.
One is greeted by a huge 'Maitreya Buddha' statue at the entrance gate of the Gompa. Visitors also find bells, ornate thanka scrolls as well as drums inside the Gompa.
There is a charge for taking photograph inside. For a still picture was Rs. 10/- per photo and Rs. 50/- for a video shot.