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Diskit Monastery in Diskit

The oldest monastery of Nubra Valley is state of traditional Buddhist architecture from 14th century. Diskit Monastery or Deskit monastery is situated at the top of the hill where you can see the panoramic view of the Diskit town.

The monastery is large enough to host many Gompa inside and residing place for many monks here. There is a near by Maitreya Buddha statue is also a sight to watch. There are prayer halls and various images of guardian gods with a huge drum. This monastery belongs tot he Gelugpa sect(Yellow Hat) of Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery’s cupola is same as the Tashilhunpo Monastery of Tibet.

The annual festival is organized here in the month of February called as
Dosmoche festival.

Special in Diskit Monastery: Prayer service in the morning

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Location:
Diskit
Jammu & Kashmir, India
Best time to visit Diskit: 
Aug, 
May, 
Jun, 
Jul 
Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
NA
Time people usually spend here:
0.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
10205 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
34.5409623°N, 77.5604145°E
Distance from Diskit to Diskit Monastery
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Read traveller's reviews about Diskit Monastery..

Overall Rating:4.7

reviews
  '5' out of 5
"A very beautiful and peaceful place. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Himalaya and meditate in the quiet under the magnificent statue of Gautam Buddha. It's generally quite isolated and quiet. The panoramic views are brilliant and breathtaking. "
  '5' out of 5
"I went there in September '15. There are less than 100 steps but you can't make easily. When you go on the top you can see 360 view. Awesome!! You can see full Nubra valley. Nice wall paintings over there and those were being restored. This monastery is very old and big in this region. Must visit!!"
  '4' out of 5
"A must visit place in Ladakh. Fully different nature tone from any other part of Ladakh!"
  '4' out of 5
"Hill on both the sides and river in the middle. Snow painting the mountains. Awesome view of valley from top of Gompa. "
  '5' out of 5
"Fantastic (huge) statue of Lord Buddha. Breathtaking panoramic view of nubra valley."

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Content of this page was last updated at Feb 21, 2017