Visit Shanti Stupa to enjoy the serenity and excellent views. Since its establishment in 1991, the stupa, a spherical Tibetan Buddhist shrine, has become a popular tourist attraction due to its location overlooking the city of Leh. Built to commemorate 2,500 years of Buddhism, the shrine offers a peaceful place to meditate. Take a drive up to the hilltop or climb the 500 steps to reach the stupa, where you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the city, as well as the surrounding mountains and villages. With our world travel planner, Leh attractions like Shanti Stupa can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I visited the Shanti Stupa in time for sunset, but found it too overcast to enjoy a sunset view. However, the views of the surrounding area, all listed with signs, did not disappoint.  more »
  • This is the most calm place place in the leh region. Here we can do the meditation in the calm and soothing atmosphere  more »
  • So its a very spiritual place and you will enjoy the silence and the positive energy in here. The golden Statue of Buddha is so amazing. If you have kids like mine, then they will definitely find...  more »
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  • The Shanti Stupa is very calm and refreshing. It doesn't need a lot of climbing, making it easy for any age-groups to see it. It is situated in a very picturesque location. If you are a photo freak, you will find amazing backdrop for all your pictures. Just sit on the benches and admire the beauty of the nature. Happy refreshing!
  • The whole place has peace written all over it... beautifully constructed and well maintained. Instead going there by car one should definitely try to climb through stairs and enjoy beautiful city view in back drop.
  • A peaceful place.. Best time to visit.. Afternoon time so you can enjoy the sunset
  • It feels really awesome in the early morning when it is really quite justifying its name. The view is also amazing. Do take pictures but nothing can match the view of the naked eyes. So remember that.
  • Awesome place to visit as a local sightseeing in the Leh city. It’s located on little bit height and very good view of Leh city… Awesome atmosphere in June to August… Feel very good in sunlight with wind… You have enjoyed here between sun light and DOM shadow …You can love to seat here and rest of your mind & body…

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