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Phyang Monastery

Leh Srinagar Highway, Leh, India
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Good visit

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lv2Teach
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Sacramento, California
Beautiful! splendid indeed

This monastery is also beautiful! it has a distinct view. All the buddha statues inside are... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
TapasyaKaulRajaram
,
Bengaluru, India
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Leh Srinagar Highway, Leh, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 22 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 21 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 9 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 1 August 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
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Phyang Monastery overlooks the Zanskar Range of the Himalayas. While the new building is imposing and overlooks the valley, the red temple building has two sides to it. The newer, larger prayer room is a place i can sit in for hours and just concentrate...More

1  Thank hungryvagabond
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