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Chokhang Vihar

The new prayer hall in the Leh city is built in the main market of Leh. The new Gompa is piece of Buddhist art with modern architecture. Chokhang Vihar is the central place to pray for the Buddhist followers. With 40% population as Buddhism followers this place if of great belief and place for daily prayers.

Chokhang Vihar hosts different functions and celebrations on Purnima and other special occassions. The chants of Mantra can be heard from the outside the vihar while walking along the market.

Special in Chokhang Vihar: Photo with the huge mast in the front

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Jammu & Kashmir, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
0.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
11545 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
34.1643720°N, 77.5845381°E
Distance from Leh city center to Chokhang Vihar
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Content of this page was last updated at Feb 22, 2017

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