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The Lamayuru Monastery

B.P.O Khaltse, Ladakh, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194106

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About The Lamayuru Monastery

The Monastery consisted originally of five buildings, some remains of the four corner buildings can still be seen. Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest monasteries in Ladakh, with a population of around 150 permanent monks residing. It has, in the past, housed up to 400 monks, many of which are now monasteries in gompas in surrounding villages.



Attractions near The Lamayuru Monastery

Magnetic Hill54.58km from The Lamayuru Monastery

Objects and cars on this hill road may appear to roll uphill in defiance of gravity.

Suru Valley69.99km from The Lamayuru Monastery

The suru valley is one of the most beautiful fertile valley of the region with its own unique culture and a rather recent addition for the tourism of jammu and Kashmir.

Khardung La76.31km from The Lamayuru Monastery

Khardung la located in the Indian union territory of Ladakh, is undoubtedly one of the monumental mountain passes all over the world though its exact elevation is still a controversy. The mountain pass not just serves as the gateway to the remote Nubra and Shyok valleys but also offers astonishing views of the twisting roads up the mountain and the awesome valley.

Diskit Gompa77.64km from The Lamayuru Monastery
Zanskar82.5km from The Lamayuru Monastery

Nestled in a remote corner of Ladakh, the Zanskar Valley is one of the most enchanting places to visit. It is located in the eastern corner of Jammu and Kashmir and is separated from Ladakh by the Zanskar Mountain Range. It is a part of The Tethys Himalayas which is formed with weekly transformed sedimentary series. Zanskar Valley is known for its wide views and sceneries, cave monasteries and mostly travelled to for its trekking trails and river rafting experiences and the Suru Valley, the two

Nubra Valley85.41km from The Lamayuru Monastery

Nubra Valley lies in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir. The valley has Shyok and Nubra river snaking through it and some beautiful monasteries. With arid mountains in the backdrop, Nubra Velly is famous for the Bactrian camel rides.

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Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. Most of it lies in the Himalayan mountain ranges, at an average height of 3,000 meters. One of the sparsely populated regions in India