Diskit Monastery Overview

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Calm and serene

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Diskit Monastery

Rahul Shankar
17th Jul 17

Diskit Monastery - Built in 14th century

Diskit Monastery - Built in 14th century  Video Review

Diskit Monastery

Mahadev Hirematt
13th Jul 17

What travellers are saying about Diskit Monastery

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Neevi paliwal

Neevi paliwal5.0/5

1 review

A place which you want to revisit even on the stake of your last wish.

Only place where you will find ice covered mountain sided by a flowing river which is followed by the sand dune, a place where you will experience a perfect *blend* of nature and peace which is well nourished by the presence of monastries. You might have heard of nature as mother till now, visit ladakh and nature will show its romantic side to you.

Sanjeev Gupta

Sanjeev Gupta4.6/5

60 reviews

Nice place to visit

We visited the monastery at Diskit on the way to Leh back from Hunder village, Nubra valley. There is a giant statue of Buddha perched atop a hill. Below the statue is a small prayer room. The monastery has a great background of mountains and the view of the valley below from the monastery is fabulous.
  • Nice place to visit
  • Nice place to visit
  • Nice place to visit
  • Nice place to visit

S.m.bega  Raaj

S.m.bega Raaj4.6/5

145 reviews

Huge and Handsome !!!

I went to this wonderful monastery on 26th April 2016 and stunned by its beauty, Huge and Handsome Buddha was so Blissful, spreading positive vibes all over the monastery and its surroundings, I sat in silence to enjoy the bliss and felt very peaceful and completely relaxed.The whole of Nubra valley was a photographers delight, so please take your best catch the action live with our loved ones, I took some fabulous photos and videos to cherish.Must visit for all age groups when we are to Nibra valley,Bon Voyage ...Enjoy !!!

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  • Huge and Handsome !!!
  • Huge and Handsome !!!
  • Huge and Handsome !!!
  • Huge and Handsome !!!

Donarun Das

Donarun Das3.9/5

213 reviews

One the oldest monasteries in the Nubra region

It is, one the oldest monasteries in the Nubra region. There is a very beautiful yet gruesome story associated with it too. It is about a conqueror who repeatedly tried to conquer this monastery, but the monastery always had the better of him. Talk with the monks there for detailed info on the elaborate locks and keys used in the monastery.

Photos of Diskit Monastery

diskit monastery, Ladakh

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Sanjeev Gupta

View of the valley below
diskit monastery, Ladakh

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Sanjeev Gupta

The old Monastery

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