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Likir Monastery

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Likir Monastery in Likir

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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Jammu & Kashmir, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
Time people usually spend here:
0.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
12375 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
34.2931656°N, 77.2149601°E
Distance from Likir to Likir Monastery
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Read traveller's reviews about Likir Monastery..

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