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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

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Address: Near Leh Market, Leh, India

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You will always find time to visit this place. In the city and visited by all. You have others also to visit, but I found this place very interesting and attractive

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2016
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

One can go visit this place after the Leh palace during the site seeing of Leh.. It will hardly take 30 min.. Do go on the top in th ewooden balcony.. This attractive monastery which was once a Royal residence /fort before the Leh palace was built.. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJE6NOzjqpI/?taken-by=nomadicdisguise

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

You will always find time to visit this place. In the city and visited by all. You have others also to visit, but I found this place very interesting and attractive

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

You can enjoy spectacular view of leh city from this place otherwise nothing to see. You may like to avoid visiting this place. You can have a look from Palace itself.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Giving a visit can be skipped especially as we reached the top of the place we found out the main gate was closed. Nothing much to see here therefore in can be skipped from your itinerary if you are short on time.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Very close to leh palace, as one can clearly see it from there. Need to climb. A usual palace ruin but provides very good view of leh city. One can do it along with leh palace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I went to this Monastery on 24th April 2016, same day at 10.00am only i reached Leh and within 2 hours i started my journey and it goes like this, Leh airport - Yangphel guest house - Hall of fame - Spituk monastery - Shanthi Stupa - Samkar monastery - Museum near Samkar - Tsemo monastery - Leh palace -... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Our first attraction of Leh. It was used to be King Palace in old times and now open for everyone. Nice place to visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Its one of the local sightseeings in the Leh City... century old palace of the King where now only ruins remain... It's of Nine storeys, one can old paintings & writings on the walls....its open from Sunrise to Senset... after sunset, its quite scary inside .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Not a lot to do or take in once you've made the climb up here as the monastery/prayer room seemed closed at the time, but there are some great views to savour of snow-capped peaks and desert terrain. A lot of restoration work is being carried out as well, so it does look like a half-completed construction site unfortunately.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

This attractive monastery which was once a Royal residence /fort before the Leh palace was built, can be seen from almost all parts of Leh. I can see from my hotel room window (room no 304, Asia hotel, Leh) . Its peak that towers above Leh is most attractive spot in Leh.

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