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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)

Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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You actually just visit the Buddha Statue

So while all the tours will say that you visit Diskit Monastery – you actually visit the Buddha... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amazing view of valley

This monastery is no different than other in Ladakh, but the view from hill top is amazing. A must... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zia K
Kota, India
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Diskit | 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So while all the tours will say that you visit Diskit Monastery – you actually visit the Buddha statue next to the monastery – which is also a definite visit I say. You get a good view of the Nubra valley from around it and...More

Thank Shailesh_cs3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This monastery is no different than other in Ladakh, but the view from hill top is amazing. A must visit place around Leh. Beautiful valley views will purify ur mind.

Thank Zia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally, all monastery are same but visit to Monastery in Leh Area is all a must. Has a large Statue of Maithreya Buddha. It is in Nubra Valley and gives excellent view. Vehicles can reach up to a point but you still have a stiff...More

Thank sorabh
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It's a very beautiful monetary. Vehicles will reach till the base of the monastery. Still there is a climb all the way up. Of course we didn't dare to walk all the way up into the monastery.

Thank Jaison J
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Diskit monatery is named after the town of Diskit in Nubra valley and is note for the huge statue of Maithreya budha overlooking the town. The Monastery can be reached from Diskit town by private vehicles or even by walking if one wants to enjoy...More

Thank falconarrow1087
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The confusing question is, Are all Gompa different ?! The answer is NO. They are very much similar, or I would say same. So the best thing to do is visit any of these popular one e.g., Thiksey or Diskit and spend good time there....More

Thank Mumbaikar_Biker
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A wonderful place in Nubra, Shyok Valley of Ladakh Region of Jammu & Kashmir State of India. A 100 feet statue of Maitray Buddha facing downwards to Shyok Valley.

Thank Nahush B
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The access to the base of the monastery by car is easy, but the flight of stairs to the monastery is bit steep. However, the most important and impressive aspect of this Monastery complex is the majestic mega statute of Buddha, described here as Maitreya...More

1  Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Ladakh is dotted with monasteries, each with their own unique characteristics. What gives Diskit it's edge (if you can call it that) is the huge mediating Buddha statue at its base. The monastery itself is very old and not as colourful as Thiksey or Lamayuru...More

1  Thank mraquamarine
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

While travelling to Nubra valley from leh you will find this monastery attracting you just before reaching Nubra. Its a beautiful ancient masterpiece of architecture and divine, this beautiful temple of budda is situated on the top of a mountain with magnificent view. No wonder...More

1  Thank Abhyudaya2277
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