Sankar Monastery

Sankar Monastery, Leh

Sankar Monastery
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Lovers_paradise
new delhi176 contributions
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Sankar Monastery is a daughter-establishment of Spituk Monastery and the residence of the Abbot of Spituk. It is located within an easy half-hour walk from Leh. It is a relatively modern, attractive cluster of buildings set amongst trees above the town, in the lee of the Khardung La Pass behind Leh leading to the Shyok and Nubra Valleys.
Written 5 January 2019
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royjay2018
New Delhi, India198 contributions
Couples
Sankar Monastery is located about 2 km away from Leh such that tourists can visit the Gompa easily on foot. The Sankar Monastery belongs to the Gelukpa sect of Buddhism. The monastery remains open from 7 am to 10 am and 5 pm to 7 pm. If you plan to visit the Sankar Gompa then you are going to experience the best of nature’s creations as the surrounding of the monastery shares the marvellous beauty of Himalayas.
Written 4 January 2019
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debasis2k
New Delhi, India160 contributions
Couples
When we visited them it was closed for lunch and we were tired to wait for an hour. So could not see it from inside. It is a small monastery, nice painting on the wall, dont forget the private museum just outside the monastery about the different stones available in Leh and the history of all such stones.
Written 27 August 2018
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alinemichael
Mudanjiang, China13 contributions
Family
Well worth hunting down in the upper valley of Leh. A smaller gompa compared with many, but with a moving and spiritual atmosphere that seems ancient.
Written 5 August 2018
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njan45
Kochi (Cochin), India606 contributions
Couples
This is hardly half an hour walk from Leh town.Open to visitors only in the early morning and evening. The walls are painted in the traditional style. Compared to the bigger monasteries in Thiksey or Diskit, this is small but beautiful. Worth visiting.
Written 4 August 2018
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HemanthPai
Bangalore263 contributions
Friends
It is really very eye catching & is worth the visit.It is located in peaceful surroundings like most of the monasteries.
Written 4 June 2018
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Kaushik G
Mumbai, India4,068 contributions
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We had visited this Gompa during our vacation in Leh. This monastery is located in the northern part of Leh amidst peaceful surroundings. This place has limited visiting hours - check before visiting. It is a small but well maintained monastery. No climbing is involved here - so good for senior citizens. I would rate this place average after visiting the magnificent giant gompas in Diskit, Hemis, Thiksey etc.
Written 1 November 2017
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Pulkita
Noida, India825 contributions
Couples
This was a place we crossed everyday on our way to the market from Sankar. yet we hadn't visited until someone came looking for it and we thought lets venture in and see whats there. Inside was a beautiful monastery. not many monks live here. we were fortunate to have been there with some tourists who were on a guided tour so we found out much more about it than we would have on our own.
Written 13 September 2017
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Sandypaulc
Agartala, India90 contributions
Family
The famous Thousand handed Buddha !! It was beautiful, elegant and rather awe-strucking !! :) :) :) :)
Written 13 May 2017
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655Denis
Melbourne, Australia692 contributions
Business
Well worth the visit. Bit of climbing but well worth the huffing and puffing with the the reduced oxygen.
Written 1 May 2017
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