Leh Royal Palace, Leh

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Sweeping views make Leh Royal Palace a popular tourist attraction, built in the 17th century as a residence fit for a king--King Sengge Namgyal, in fact. While the exterior seems bare of detail, the interior features numerous exhibit spaces and a small prayer room. The main attraction of this palace remains the roof, offering 360-degree views of the town and the surrounding mountains. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Leh fast, fun, and easy.
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  • I’m drawn to sights that are a little unconventional, so I liked that the palace is still in a bit of disrepair. I visited one morning during the off-season, and I was the only person in the palace, I...  more »
  • The Leh Palace is close to the city and need to walk up to your entry. The view from above is beautiful, ' because if you see the town encrusted in the Valley surrounded by the mountains of the Himalayas. Use shoes or shoe well comfortable, because the track is full of pebbles and then there's the altitude.
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  • When I went, Leh was a busy busling small village and I had to walk the Zojala pass to get there. When you arrive it is astonishing to see how people live in harmony with thier surroundings and in suc...  more »
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  • Brace yourself if you wish to climb up to the palace from the city on foot. It is going to be a long walk with many slopes. The palace itself is not much of a sight - yet -, as it is under construction. It was not long ago that Leh realized that there is actual money in tourism and started renovating their historical monuments. The palace certainly has a long way to go, but it is beautiful as it is now as well. You can see some of the original paintings on the walls, the carved wooden pillars. It is majestic. As well as the view from the balconies. Totally worth its entrance fee. :)
  • A historic place at Leh. A must visit spot. This is s multi storied wooden building. Door frames are of small height and need to be entered carefully. There is a very good picture gallery depicting historic figure of Ladakh. However availability of illumination can be problematic. A nice aerial view of Leh is a very good experience from the topmost floor. However reaching there can be quite exhausting because of reduced oxygen levels.
  • Very old palace. It's great to see such construction was carried out so long ago at such a difficult terrain with minimal machine support. Majority of the construction material are wood and mud. The is Nothing attractive or cozy like Mysore palace or Rajasthani palaces, but the construction of the palace with limited resources wins the heart.
  • This palace was built on the model famous Palace in Lhasa. It has nine storeys. It is now in ruins. The top floors provide panoramic views of Leh and the surrounding areas. The Palace also has a Museum holding rich collection of jewellery, ornaments, ceremonial dresses, crowns , paintings and photographs.
  • Really incredible India...this palace is on top of a mountain..parking is very congested..from top you can see beautiful Leh-Ladakh...when we hear a name palace first think will come in mind is Luxury..in this case its not a Luxurious place..but the architect in the olden days did a great job..very loyal people’s & neat and clean place

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