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Likir Monastery

Likir Monastery in Leh / Ladakh

Established by Lama Dhwang amid the fourteenth century, Likir is believed to be the first monastery erected by Tibetan monks. Inside the cloister, one can visit a gallery that demonstrates a variety of Tibetan artifacts.

Matho Gompa, Sankar Gompa, Shey Gompa and Alchi religious community are a portion of the must visit cloisters in Ladakh.

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Leh / Ladakh

Jammu & Kashmir, India
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11545 feet
77.2149601°N, 34.2931656°E
Distance from Leh / Ladakh to Likir Monastery
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Overall Rating:4.4

  '4' out of 5
"Beside one gaint statue its real sureal place like every other monastery of region"
  '3' out of 5
"This monastery doesn't really have anything that sticks out when you compare it with others in the area. I'm glad I went!"
  '5' out of 5
"Amazing place to visit. U will get deep breath after visiting the Gompa statue."
  '4' out of 5
"The winds blowing here and the mountains surrounding you is one the best experiences you will get."
  '5' out of 5
"If you are interested in Ladakh culture this place has to be in your travel itinerary."

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 28, 2016