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Address: Sumur, Leh, India
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Compared to Leh gompas then Samstanling in the Nubra Valley does not have the history. That said it is still worth visiting and is a lovely walk if you are staying in Sumoor.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bolton, UK
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Bolton, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compared to Leh gompas then Samstanling in the Nubra Valley does not have the history. That said it is still worth visiting and is a lovely walk if you are staying in Sumoor.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We got a chance to attend a full morning prayer ceremony, with monks sitting in lines in front of Buddha and doing chants. Post chants, they got their breakfast cereal and tea, along with some money (for their daily chores). Monks here explained various elements of their prayer and how they make the different offerings and their meaning how each... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were the only visitors in this monastery, and were taken around by one of the monks who opened the temples for us. In several rooms high quality paintings were being restored and/or developed. Afterwards we were invited in the old kitchen to have some butter tea with the monks. In the three temples wer were allowed to take photographs.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Along the way we saw lovely green and yellow fields. Also Sumur village is popular on the tourist circuit for the Samstemling Gompa. This Gompa was founded by Lama Tsultrim Nima about 150 years ago. This Gompa houses about 100 lamas. Samstemling Gompa is known for its elaborate frescos and Thankas which are Tibetan silk paintings with embroidered border.We saw... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

the gompa premises very peaceful and well maintained.the monks here are well desciplined.doing buddha vandana systamatically.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very near from Sumur. A peaceful place to visit. A beautiful view of valley can be get from the monastery.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Its in Nubra valley. We stayed at Mystique meadows which is almost next to this place. One can have very nice green apples here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Only a century or so old, this is a peaceful place. Fewer tourists about. Good paintings and hangings.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you wish to hear Silence, this is where you should go. Road are good. Amazing scenery. About 40kms from Nubra. One of the MUST visit Monasteries in Ladakh.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We visited this monastery on our way back from nubra valley. The route to this monastery through the hillocks and sand dunes is really worth. Its located in a hillock and you will get a good view of the valley below. We advice those who are visiting nubra and diskit to take a deviation and visit this monastery also. Its... More 

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