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Beautifully constructed

Shey gompa is the roadside place. All i know is shey palace but when i went there it's around 6... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Surat, India
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Stunning views from the top of Shey Gompa

During our vacation in Ladakh, we had visited this ancient palace cum monastery located on the Leh... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Shey gompa is the roadside place. All i know is shey palace but when i went there it's around 6 o'clock in the evening and the Palace and the monastery was closed I don't know what is reason but still I manage to click some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Shey Gompua was founded in 1655 and it's very famous for giant Copper with glided gold made seated statue of Shakyamuni Buddha. Visitors can get very stunning panoramic view of surrounding places of Ladakh. A must visiting place in Ladakh.The place is really a beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

If you have visited the leh palace and other famous monasteries then you can skip this place or get a glimpse of it from the base because you have to ascend a sloppy terrain to reach the structure.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vidyasundaram
Reviewed 11 February 2018

During our vacation in Ladakh, we had visited this ancient palace cum monastery located on the Leh Manali highway. The palace is nothing much to talk about but we liked the royal temple which has a giant idol of Lord Buddha in sitting posture. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 340kaushikg
Reviewed 2 September 2016

this is on the leh manali road.nearer to leh.we have to energetic to reach gompa.gompa is small.i went to this gompa by mini bus from leh bus stand.it is most economical.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank raja p
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I went to this wonderful monastery on 28th April 2016, I am on my way to Pangong Lake, on the way I visited all the important places, this one is one of the most beautiful monastery located on top of a hill very close to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank begaraaj
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This happened to be the last point we touched on the last day of our four day stay in Ladakh and by the time we reached there, we were dead tired. Therefore, we recommend that this place should be visited in the first half of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank GuruGhummakad
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This place is close to Leh City. We visited it enroute to Hemis monastery. The king, Shey, used to stay here. You can see a big statue of Buddha and people offer anything from fruits to chocolates to juice. Here once can see the Indus...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank PrashantKamble
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The Shey monastery has seen better days and could do with some better upkeep considering that it was one of the Royal families' Gompa. the climb uphill from the road - to be undertaken on foot - is quite steep. However, the views are worth...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank ragjoshi
Reviewed 3 July 2015

While visiting Thicksey and 3 idiots school this monastry is in between. It is nice and old place. You will have good walk up to hill and good view of near by locations.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank DharmeshBangalore
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