Ladakh’s Monasteries, Palaces and Fortresses

Ladakh is in northern India, bordering on Tibet. It’s people, culture, architecture and Buddhism are very similar to Tibet. Ladakh is filled with gorgeous Tibetan-style gompas (monasteries), palaces and fortresses perched high up on cliffs and mountains throughout the region. These are pictures from our favourite sites. For the full story on each of these sites go to our Destinations page. 

Phuktal Gompa

Thiksey Gompa

Lamayuru Gompa

Diskit Gompa

Thekchhok Gompa

Karsha Gompa

Likir Gompa

Basgo Gompa and Fortress Ruins

Wanla Gompa

Tsemo Fort

Stakna Gompa

Naropa Royal Palace and Fortress ruins

Leh Palace

Hemis Gompa

Spitok Gompa

Spitok Gompa
Spitok Gompa

Techa Gompa

Coming up next: Glittering Temples and Spicy Food in Punjab

For extra pics from this trip go to Gallery/Northern India. For extra pictures from other blogs go to Gallery at monkeystale.ca

To read about more of our adventures go to Destinations.

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