Best Places for Art and Culture

Here's a list of Best Places for Art and Culture recommended by our experts:

Monastero Tak Thok

Things to do in Leh
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Takthok Monastery (also known as Thag Thog or Thak Thak) is a Buddhist monastery in Sakti village in Ladakh, northern India, located approximately 46 kilometres...

Spituk Monastery

Things to do in Leh
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The name "Spituk", meaning exemplary, has been derived from a statement of a translator, Rinchen Zangpo, about the monastery. He said that an exemplary ...

Kloster Hemis

Things to do in Leh
AdventureYouthFor WomenSeniors

This is the first monastery you would be taken by any driver/guide to visit as it is the largest of all. The monastery is surrounded by hills from all the ...

Shey Gompa

Things to do in Leh
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Shey Gompa, which is situated on a hillock on Shey, is also known as Shey Gompa or Shey Palace. This place is around 15 km to the south of Leh and lies on the ...

Kloster Trakthok

Things to do in Leh
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The monastery Trakthok is located near the village of Sakti, a former base on the ancient caravan route through the Nubra Valley in the Tarim Basin. It is one ...

Karpo-khar Shrine

Mosque in Leh
KidsYouthSeniorsArt And Culture

Karpo-Khar Shrine, situated in Sankoo, is one of the most important religious centres in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The religious site is situated in the ...

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Mushko Valley

Scenic Beauty/View
NatureKidsYouthFor Women

The Mushkoh Valley is a valley in Ladakh, India. Considered to be glaciated and unsuitable for human habitation, it came into prominence in 1999 during the ...

Chemrey Monastery

Monastery

The monastery has a notable high Padmasambhava statue. It also contains a valuable collection of scriptures, with title pages in silver and the text in gold...

Hemis Monastery

Monastery
Religious Travel

Situated around 45 km south of Leh, the Hemis Monastery is the most important monastery belonging to the Drupka order. The history of the monastery states that ...

Rizong Monastery

Monastery
Religious Travel

It is also believed that long ago Guru Padmasambhava meditated in the caves around Rizong years before the monasteries were built. It is also inferred that ...