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Phyang Monastery

Leh Srinagar Highway, Leh, India
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Peaceful and Serene

By Leh standards this gompa is nothing special and all of the temples were locked when we visited... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
infoaddict
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Bolton, UK
Tranquil

Peace comes easily to me t the Phyang Monastery. The roof and the new temple is where most people... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
hungryvagabond
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Leh Srinagar Highway, Leh, India
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

By Leh standards this gompa is nothing special and all of the temples were locked when we visited. But we were the only tourists there and happily spent an hour wandering around. It's definitely not on the standard tourist route and that appealed to us....More

Thank infoaddict
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Peace comes easily to me t the Phyang Monastery. The roof and the new temple is where most people go, but the older temples offer something different to a lot of other monasteries in Ladakh. Go. Sit there. Soak in the warms wooden charms of...More

Thank hungryvagabond
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a small monastery but with a big campus. I was here to shoot a commercial. It is nice to spend some time with the Lamas there and know about their journey and everyday life.

Thank Swati_82
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Phyang Gonpa is far enough from Leh to prevent being overrun with tourists, but near enough to easily fit into a day trip or loop. The monks are receptive to guests and the view is unparalleled in the area around Leh, Ladakh.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Most part of this monastery is newly built and hence has that feeling of "newness". Being not very popular as Shey, Thiksey or Hemis it is still a quiet place with very less or no crowd.

Thank abhishek_mitra
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Located at a distance of 25 km from leh. Take help of local monk to guide you. Monastery has old and new architecture. Nice views perfect for meditation and peaceful environment.

1  Thank lotusdiamond
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I went to this pleasantly peaceful monastery on 24th April 2016, it's located about 20km from Leh, it's a must visit place when we are in Leh, I took some lovely photos to cherish, we will be very peaceful and feeling relaxed when we sit...More

Thank smbegaraaj
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Phyang Monastery overlooks the Zanskar Range of the Himalayas. While the new building is imposing and overlooks the valley, the red temple building has two sides to it. The newer, larger prayer room is a place i can sit in for hours and just concentrate...More

1  Thank hungryvagabond
Reviewed 24 December 2015

The monks at the monastery gave me a tour and welcomed me to share lunch with them. The new temple is painted with the life story of the Buddha and is beautifully done.

Thank kkleinmetta
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This is not your typical heritage monastery as it's quite a modern place. Its lots of glass and chrome building built next to the old Gompa quaintly ensconced in the lap of mountains on way to Nanak Hill.As you take the turn and drive towards...More

1  Thank divarshu06
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