Ladakh

The most beautiful places in Leh

The most beautiful places in the capital city of Ladakh

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Leh
Inserted: 05.10.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Leh is the historical center of Ladakh. Nowadays, it is the biggest gateway to this beautiful Buddhist region. In the city itself you will find several interesting and beautiful monuments. Moreover, the famous Khardung la road saddle is right next door. Let's take a look at the places that are definitely worth a visit.

1.
Royal Palace of the Little Potala

Dominant of Leh

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| Altitude: 3 535 m / 11 598 ft

Probably the most typical building and the largest landmark in Léh is the historic royal palace from the 17th… continue reading

2.
Shanti Stupa

Beautiful view of Leh

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| Altitude: 3 640 m / 11 942 ft

Shanti Stupa was built in 1991, but even so it is very nice Buddhist building forming one of the main… continue reading

3.
Khardung la Pass

False highest motorized pass in the worl

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| Altitude: 5 359 m / 17 582 ft

Khardung la Pass (5 359 m asl) is probably the most famous Indian road pass, mainly due to the fact that it… continue reading

4.
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa Monastery

Monastery above Leh

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| Altitude: 3 700 m / 12 139 ft

One of the dominants of the capital of Ladakh – Leh is the Namgyal Tsemo Gompa monastery. In addition to own… continue reading

5.
Jama Masjid / Friday Mosque

The largest mosque in Leh

The largest mosque in Leh is at the junction of the main bazaar and the old town. But the most important… continue reading

6.
Nanga Sago

Little walked top

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| Altitude: 5 776 m / 18 950 ft

The highest mountain near Leh is called Nanga Sago (5,776 m above sea level). It lies north of the city in… continue reading

7.
Shanti Peak

The secret view of Leh

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| Altitude: 4 140 m / 13 583 ft

Directly above the beautiful Shanti ascent, there is a mountain of more than four thousand, from which there… continue reading

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