Samstanling Monastery, Leh

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  • We had visited this beautiful monastery located in Sumur village in Nubra Valley during our vacation in Ladakh. The Monastery is neat & clean, very well maintained and very peaceful place. At the entr...  more »
  • Visit of the pleasant village of Sumur, 3,110 m AMSL, with lovely homes and tree-lined avenues. The name Sumur means ' three rivers ' and probably refers to the nearby confluence of the Shyok and Nubra. The village is famous for the Samstangling Gompa, the largest monastery of Nubra, which houses about 100 monks. It was founded in 1800 and the main building houses several temples: two assembly halls, two small chapels, a temple trustee and a library. I wasn't fond of.
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  • This beautiful and picturesque monastery is in Sumoor village of Nubra. This is one of the monastery, with very lesser steps. View from the monastery is very nice and charming.Many people stay in Sumo...  more »

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