Travel the scenic mountain road to Likir Gompa, nestled at a high altitude with memorable views of the surrounding lofty landscape. One of the oldest monasteries in the region, the original structure supposedly dated back almost 1,000 years, when it was constructed by King Lhachen Gyalpo. Since then, it has undergone destruction and reconstruction. Observe the gigantic golden statue of the Buddha, visible from far away as you approach, and once at the monastery, venture on to the roof for outstanding views across the hills. To visit Likir Gompa on your holiday in Leh, and find out what else Leh has to offer, use our Leh travel route planning tool .
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Likir Gompa Reviews
Well worth the detour off the road to Tabo. Was quiet when we were there and seemingly not really yet geared up to tourism. Lunchtime snacks could however be purchased outside the monastery which was ... more »
A 1 heure de LEH très joli,monastère et un grand bouddha doré vue exceptionnelle promenade possible plus bas à l ancien monastère toilette publique très propre more »A 1 hour from very pretty LEH, monastery and a large golden Buddha view exceptional walk possible further down to the old monastery very clean public toilet
This is a really historic and worth seeing gompa. The museum is small but well maintained.
Likir Monetary on Dosmochae (monks mask dance)
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