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

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Small but nice monastery within the city

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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2 of 5 bubbles 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

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

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

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Like most places, this is a breathtaking place and the drive to this place is mesmerising. Its a great view from the top

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I went to this wonderful monastery on 24th April 2016, when I went there the monastery was closed, there where lot of dogs sleeping, and many monks sitting, one monk came with bread and feed all the dogs, the dogs jumping in joy and catching the bread was an absolute treat to our eyes. Must visit for all age groups... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

This place offers arguably the greatest views of Leh Town and the valley beyond for photography. The quiet and peace are an added attraction.

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