Monastery Circuit snapshot
About Monastery Circuit
Monastery Circuit houses several Buddhist Gompas like Thiksey Monastery, Pharka Monastery, Matho Monastery, Hemis Monastery and many more. Hemis Monastery is one of the largest monasteries in the region, which houses a large painting of Buddha that can be seen only once in 11 years. Another important monastery, Thiksey Gompa is a 12-storey structure that has been painted with beautiful colours.
It also has prayer flags along with an ornamented entrance that houses a 15 m tall statue.