We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sankar Monastery

3 Km From Leh | 3 Km From Leh, Leh 194101, India
+91 79823 97457
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Peaceful place in Leh

We had visited this Gompa during our vacation in Leh. This monastery is located in the northern... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Kaushik G
,
Mumbai
Away from the hustle bustle

This was a place we crossed everyday on our way to the market from Sankar. yet we hadn't visited... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Pulkita P
,
Hyderabad, India
Read all 38 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good65%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
LOCATION
3 Km From Leh | 3 Km From Leh, Leh 194101, India
CONTACT
Website
+91 79823 97457
Write a ReviewReviews (38)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"visiting hours"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 2 reviews
"hilltop"
in 2 reviews
"tourists"
in 3 reviews
"climbing"
in 2 reviews
"monastery"
in 13 reviews
"road"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 1 November 2017

We had visited this Gompa during our vacation in Leh. This monastery is located in the northern part of Leh amidst peaceful surroundings. This place has limited visiting hours - check before visiting. It is a small but well maintained monastery. No climbing is involved...More

Thank Kaushik G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was a place we crossed everyday on our way to the market from Sankar. yet we hadn't visited until someone came looking for it and we thought lets venture in and see whats there. Inside was a beautiful monastery. not many monks live here....More

Thank Pulkita P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 May 2017

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

Thank Sandypaulc
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2017

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

Thank 655Denis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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...More

Thank SubhNeha
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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...More

Thank huys25
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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...More

Thank peter h
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
123
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sankar Monastery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit