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Address: 3 Km From Leh | 3 Km From Leh, Leh 194101, India

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Samkar Gompa

The famous Thousand handed Buddha !! It was beautiful, elegant and rather awe-strucking !! :) :) :) :)

Reviewed 1 week ago
Agartala, India
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Agartala, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The famous Thousand handed Buddha !! It was beautiful, elegant and rather awe-strucking !! :) :) :) :)

Thank Sandypaulc
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the visit. Bit of climbing but well worth the huffing and puffing with the the reduced oxygen.

Thank 655Denis
Ghaziabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Like many other monasteries in the region.There is nothing much to do or see around. There are much better monasteries around in the area to be visited.

Thank ChauhanRuchi
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is another monastery if u visited the famous one then point going there . Will advice for those who are in culture only

Thank neera2014
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Sankar Monastery or Sankar Gompa is is a small monastery within the city and anyone can visit there as it does not involve climbing steep steps. Its quite well maintained. Visiting hours are limited and we observed the place comparatively less crowded.Its a calm place and worth a visit if you have time. Elderly people who find it difficult to... More 

Thank SubhNeha
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This Sankar Gompa lies in a quiet neighbourhood in the northern part of the town. The very old building encolses a peace ful and quiet courtyard. However, we went three times at different hours to this place (our hotel was nearby) but all the times the building was closed. According to some signs also no photo's could be made inside,... More 

Thank huys25
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Many of the reviews here seem to refer to two different Gompas. This review concerns the Sankar Gompa, just off Sankar road on the northern edge of Leh in a quiet residential area. The walk through the back lanes to the Gompa is green, peaceful and very enjoyable. The Gompa is an ordinary place of worship serving the local community... More 

Thank peter h
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

this monastery is surrounded by mud wall.decent place .its surroundings are beautiful.the views from hill top is amazing.

Thank raja p
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's almost in the town. You see from a distance and you will keep on looking at it. Stairs climb is ther which you should be prepared. You will not repent visiting. View is beautiful

Thank Ashok130954
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Like all other monasteries this place also have beautiful view. Situated on the hill top. Not on tourists must visit list and can be skipped. Good for photography and to capture some beautiful views of snow capped mountains of leh.

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