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Samstanling Monastery

Sumur, Leh, India
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Very nice, quite and beautiful monastery in Nubra Valley...

This beautiful and picturesque monastery is in Sumoor village of Nubra. This is one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Krishnendu M
Kolkata (Calcutta), India

The monastery is very quaint and offers beautiful view of the Nubra valley . It was a short visit... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Sumur, Leh, India
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This beautiful and picturesque monastery is in Sumoor village of Nubra. This is one of the monastery, with very lesser steps. View from the monastery is very nice and charming.Many people stay in Sumoor village in Nubra. Please note distance of the Hunder sand dunes...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The monastery is very quaint and offers beautiful view of the Nubra valley . It was a short visit for me.

Thank amitac14
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This place is beautiful and serene with a scenic beauty of its own. When we traveled here it was birthday of some person so the community women were making goodies. They offered us to taste those goodies and the goodies were yummy. The people and...More

Thank TapasyaKaulRajaram
Reviewed 26 January 2017

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.

Thank infoaddict
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...More

Thank RimbaAndGobbu
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...More

Thank huys25
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...More

Thank ksn1122
Reviewed 30 September 2016

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

Thank raja p
Reviewed 21 September 2016

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

Thank anisul i
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.

Thank Atul J
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