Tourist Places in Ladakh (Leh)

Places to Visit in Ladakh (Leh)

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Ladakh (Leh) is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Ladakh (Leh) is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Ladakh (Leh) are June, July, August, September. There are 98 tourist places in Ladakh (Leh), which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Ladakh (Leh) can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Ladakh (Leh) for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Ladakh (Leh) Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Ladakh (Leh), browse through photos & pictures, explore Ladakh (Leh) using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Ladakh (Leh), which are great places to visit, are Likir Monastery, Leh Royal Palace, Drass War Memorial, Prayer Wheel, Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa). Ladakh (Leh) can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Ladakh (Leh) Tourist Places



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Pangong Lake, Ladakh (Leh)
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Leh Palace, Ladakh (Leh)
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Leh Palace, Ladakh (Leh)
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Leh Palace is similar in construction to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. This palace was constructed by King Sengge Namgyal during the 17th century. By mid-19th century, this place got abandoned due to the annexation of Ladakh by Dogra forces. This annexation led the royal... Read More »
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Shanti Stupa, Ladakh (Leh)
  • Type: Monastery
  • Entry: Paid
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Shanti Stupa, Ladakh (Leh)
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Shanti Stupa refers to a peace pillar, which was established by a 'Peace Sect' of Japanese Buddhists. This pillar is located in the Leh District just above Changspa, which is famous for its gilt panels that depict the life stories of Buddha. In 1983, the construction of this... Read More »
Thiksey Monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
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Thiksey Monastery is a popular Buddhist Monastery which is situated very close to Leh. It is a part of Gelugpa order in Buddhism and houses Thangkas, stupas, swords, wall paintings, statues and a pillar. This pillar is carved with the preaching and ideas of Buddha and is... Read More »
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Nubra Valley, Ladakh (Leh)
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"Beautiful Bactrim ride"2 months ago "Heaven on Earth"2 months ago
  • Type: Gurudwara
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Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, Ladakh (Leh)
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Tso Moriri, Ladakh (Leh)
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10 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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Magnetic Hill, Ladakh (Leh)
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"Its magical"3 months ago "Average place"Mar 30, 2015
Hemis Monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
  • Type: Monastery
  • Entry: Paid
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Hemis Monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
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Hemis Monastery is popularly known as Hemis Gompa, which was built during the reign of King Sengge Namgyal in 1630. Presently, this Gompa is run by Drukpa sect of Buddhism, which once flourished during the Namgyal dynasty. There are two main portions in the monastery, namely... Read More »
Shey Gompa, Ladakh (Leh)
  • Type: Monastery
Shey Gompa, Ladakh (Leh)
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Shey Gompa, which is situated on a hillock on Shey, is also known as Shey Gompa or Shey Palace. This place is around 15 km to the south of Leh and lies on the main Leh-Manali Road. In the past, Shey was the summer capital of Ladakh and is presently in ruins. This monastery was... Read More »
Dras, Ladakh (Leh)
  • Type: Village
Dras, Ladakh (Leh)
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Dras is a very small village in the district of Kargil, which is often tagged as 'The Gateway to Ladakh'. It came into limelight in 1999, during the incursions by the Pakistani army into the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This place was mainly remembered for the Kargil War of... Read More »
"Just a visit"Sep 21, 2014 "Dras is Amazing!"Apr 9, 2014
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
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Stok Palace, Ladakh (Leh)
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Stok Palace is the residential palace of the royal family and descendants of King Sengge Namgyal. Displaying a perfect blend of traditional and contemporary architectural styles, it was built by King Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 1825. There are many beautiful gardens in this... Read More »
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Jama Masjid, Ladakh (Leh)
  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid, Ladakh (Leh)
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Jama Masjid is one of the historical mosques in Ladakh, which is situated in the heart of Leh, the capital of the state. It is considered to be the biggest mosques in the region and houses a memorial known as Shahi Hamdan. This memorial is dedicated to a Muslim Sufi Saint... Read More »
"Great Views"Oct 10, 2013
Spituk Monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
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Spituk Monastery, also called as Spituk Gompa, comes under the Leh District in Ladakh. This monastery is located at about 8 km from Leh and was established during the 11th century by Od-de, the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub Od. In 15th century, this monastery was... Read More »
"Gelugpa Monastery"Oct 3, 2013
Spangmik, Ladakh (Leh)
  • Type: Village
Spangmik, Ladakh (Leh)
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Spangmik, one of the farthest villages in Pangong area, is situated on the southern shore at distance of around 7 km from the Pangong Lake. Tourists can avail beautiful views of mountains of the Chang-Chenmo Range and snow-capped peaks of the Pangong Range from the village.... Read More »
"End of the road"Apr 9, 2014
Alchi Choskor, Ladakh (Leh)
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Alchi Choskor is a beautiful temple situated in the village with same name that lies on the banks of the Indus River. This temple is around 70 km away from Leh on the main Leh-Srinagar Highway. It is also known as Alchi Gompa, and is approximately 1,000 years old. This temple... Read More »
"Oldest monastry"Oct 3, 2013
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Stok Palace Museum, Ladakh (Leh)
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Stok Palace Museum is situated within the Stok Palace, which is essentially the home of the royal family of Ladakh. Visitors can see several royal artefacts, royal crowns, copper coins, precious stones, jewellery, heirlooms, prayer instruments and Thangkas dating back to the... Read More »
"Hardly a royal palace"Aug 19, 2014
  • Type: Mountain
Naki La, Ladakh (Leh)
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  • Type: Monastery
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), Ladakh (Leh)
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"Very ancient monastery"Oct 28, 2014
  • Type: Monastery
Prayer Wheel, Ladakh (Leh)
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"Have a visit"Oct 29, 2014

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