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Phyang Monastery

Leh Srinagar Highway, Leh, India
+91 79823 97457
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Great surrounding

This gompa is not so familiar as the others around. When I was there, everything was closed so I... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Munich, Germany
via mobile
Good visit

This monastery looks beautiful from afar and from up close. Some parts of the temples were closed... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Sacramento, California
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“quiet place” (2 reviews)
“monks” (5 reviews)
“statues” (3 reviews)
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Leh Srinagar Highway, Leh, India
+91 79823 97457
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This gompa is not so familiar as the others around. When I was there, everything was closed so I just could walk around. It is a huge complex and offers a stunning view to the mountains. Anyway I enjoyed the view and the atmosphere there.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This monastery looks beautiful from afar and from up close. Some parts of the temples were closed as we visited during their lunch/rest hour. But we walked around and got some nice views.

Thank Lv2Teach
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This monastery is also beautiful! it has a distinct view. All the buddha statues inside are beautiful. Be prepared with putting on sunglasses when you travel to such places. The sun can be harsh.

Thank TapasyaKaulRajaram
Reviewed 26 January 2017

By Leh standards this gompa is nothing special and all of the temples were locked when we visited. But we were the only tourists there and happily spent an hour wandering around. It's definitely not on the standard tourist route and that appealed to us....More

Thank infoaddict
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Peace comes easily to me t the Phyang Monastery. The roof and the new temple is where most people go, but the older temples offer something different to a lot of other monasteries in Ladakh. Go. Sit there. Soak in the warms wooden charms of...More

Thank hungryvagabond
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a small monastery but with a big campus. I was here to shoot a commercial. It is nice to spend some time with the Lamas there and know about their journey and everyday life.

Thank Swati_82
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Phyang Gonpa is far enough from Leh to prevent being overrun with tourists, but near enough to easily fit into a day trip or loop. The monks are receptive to guests and the view is unparalleled in the area around Leh, Ladakh.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Most part of this monastery is newly built and hence has that feeling of "newness". Being not very popular as Shey, Thiksey or Hemis it is still a quiet place with very less or no crowd.

Thank abhishek_mitra
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Located at a distance of 25 km from leh. Take help of local monk to guide you. Monastery has old and new architecture. Nice views perfect for meditation and peaceful environment.

1  Thank lotusdiamond
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I went to this pleasantly peaceful monastery on 24th April 2016, it's located about 20km from Leh, it's a must visit place when we are in Leh, I took some lovely photos to cherish, we will be very peaceful and feeling relaxed when we sit...More

Thank smbegaraaj
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