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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)

Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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Peaceful Monastery

Monastery is located 14 km before Nubra valley and it is situated little higher from the road. The... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Arvind Y
Pune, India
wow view...

Location is Up the hill in Nubra valley...can't miss it...perfect for clicking stunning... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Gaurav K
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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“future buddha” (6 reviews)
Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Monastery is located 14 km before Nubra valley and it is situated little higher from the road. The old monastery shows the culture and old architecture. Buddha is sitting peacefully and the aura of this monument is something magical. From this gompa you get a...More

Thank Arvind Y
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Location is Up the hill in Nubra valley...can't miss it...perfect for clicking stunning pics...great views of river shyok and scenery around...unless you are a devotee, make a quick stop for pics.. :)

Thank Gaurav K
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is the most incredible gompa I have seen in Ladakh. Up on a hill in Nubra Valley you can enjoy this fantastic small monastery. In front of this gompa there is a giant Maitreya statue which is incredibly high. The view from the statue...More

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Good view of Shyok River, Nubra valley and friendly monks. Impressive statue on top of a hill below the Diskit gompa.

Thank Jeannechew
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Diskit Monastery, one of the largest and oldest – established in the 14th century, is located in the Nubra Valley, in Ladakh region. But most tourists simply visit the awe-inspiring 32-meter tall statue of Maitreya Buddha or Future Buddha overlooking the Shyok river facing...More

Thank Granthalok
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Diskit city, Nubra valley has few of the best sightseeing places in Ladakh region. Statue of Maintreyee Buddha is one of the must visit tourist attraction of Ladhak. Best part of it is it can be seen from any corner of the city. Its gold...More

1  Thank anish d
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Beautiful, peaceful place. Has a great mountain view. We just visit there, but noticed a group with guide, who was explaining the architecture and history briefly.

Thank Smita H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Diskit Gompa is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery (gompa) in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, northern India. It belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sacred of Tibetan Buddhism. This Monastery offers one of the Most Amazing view of the whole Nubra Valley. Do visit...More

Thank SahilChrungu
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

On way to Nubra Valley.. Things to do 1. Travel on top of vehicle till Diskit from one of Nivea valley turning. Both sides plain land, almost cold desert and in between runs your journey 2. Camel ride, Rolling in Sand dunes, Spending time in...More

Thank Mohan K
Reviewed 20 June 2017

So while all the tours will say that you visit Diskit Monastery – you actually visit the Buddha statue next to the monastery – which is also a definite visit I say. You get a good view of the Nubra valley from around it and...More

Thank Shailesh_cs3
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