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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)

Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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Monastery atop steel slopes

While returning from an overnight stay in Nubra valley, take a detour and climb up the hill to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thumatydanielk
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Hyderabad, India
Gorgeous Structure

This is one of the most respectful monastery In Ladakh. Dalai Lama come here every year. The view... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
AnimeshDoshi
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Pune, India
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Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While returning from an overnight stay in Nubra valley, take a detour and climb up the hill to reach this beautiful monastery. The slopes are very steep - so make sure you are a good driver & are in complete control of the vehicle. Once...More

Thank thumatydanielk
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most respectful monastery In Ladakh. Dalai Lama come here every year. The view from here overlooking Nubra valley is breathtaking, mesmerising and you won’t be blamed if you prefer to keep enjoying this view rather than listening to your guide...More

Thank AnimeshDoshi
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We had visited this beautiful monastery located on a hill top during our trip to Nubra Valley. From the parking lot, we had to climb a long flight of steep steps to reach the many different temples dedicated to Lord Buddha located at different heights...More

Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Monastery is located 14 km before Nubra valley and it is situated little higher from the road. The old monastery shows the culture and old architecture. Buddha is sitting peacefully and the aura of this monument is something magical. From this gompa you get a...More

Thank Arvind Y
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Location is Up the hill in Nubra valley...can't miss it...perfect for clicking stunning pics...great views of river shyok and scenery around...unless you are a devotee, make a quick stop for pics.. :)

Thank Gaurav K
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is the most incredible gompa I have seen in Ladakh. Up on a hill in Nubra Valley you can enjoy this fantastic small monastery. In front of this gompa there is a giant Maitreya statue which is incredibly high. The view from the statue...More

Thank Zwillingsseele
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Good view of Shyok River, Nubra valley and friendly monks. Impressive statue on top of a hill below the Diskit gompa.

Thank Jeannechew
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Diskit Monastery, one of the largest and oldest – established in the 14th century, is located in the Nubra Valley, in Ladakh region. But most tourists simply visit the awe-inspiring 32-meter tall statue of Maitreya Buddha or Future Buddha overlooking the Shyok river facing...More

Thank Granthalok
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Diskit city, Nubra valley has few of the best sightseeing places in Ladakh region. Statue of Maintreyee Buddha is one of the must visit tourist attraction of Ladhak. Best part of it is it can be seen from any corner of the city. Its gold...More

1  Thank anish d
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Beautiful, peaceful place. Has a great mountain view. We just visit there, but noticed a group with guide, who was explaining the architecture and history briefly.

Thank Smita H
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