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Shanti Stupa

Shanti Stupa in Leh

The beautiful white colored dome, dominating from the hill top. Shanti Stupa or the 'Peace Pillar' stands tall as the symbol of world peace. It was built in 1991, by a Japanese Monk. Apart from its religious significance, it offers a stunning panoramic view of Leh. Sunrise and sunset are times, this place is best to visit and the light show in the evening just make it spectacular.

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Jammu & Kashmir, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Altitude / Height:
11545 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
34.1736000°N, 77.5747000°E
Distance from Leh city center to Shanti Stupa
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Read traveller's reviews about Shanti Stupa..

Overall Rating:4.6

  '5' out of 5
"Shanti Stupa🌐 is a Buddhist white-domed stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh, in the north Indian state🗻 of Jammu and Kashmir. It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu, Gyomyo Nakamura and part of the Peace Pagoda mission🗽@"
  '5' out of 5
"Must visit while you are in Leh. A lo of people track to the stupa from city. Fantastic view of the city."
  '5' out of 5
"Being at an altitude, one gets a great view of complete Leh city from Shanti Stupa. The wall engravings are beautifully done depicting the presence of Lord Buddha."
  '4' out of 5
"Nice quiet place to Meditate, Also a great panoramic view of the Leh City, you can watch the planes landing down in the morning from here. "
  '5' out of 5
"You can See all Leh City From here! Wearing of warm clothes Recommend even in summer!"

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 5, 2016