Stok Palace Museum, Leh

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Head to one of India's royal residences and take in views of surrounding majestic snow-capped mountains at Stok Palace Museum. The Ladakhi royalty of the Namgyal dynasty of Ladakh once used the 19th-century Buddhist monastery as their home. Today it serves as a residence of royal descendants, as well as housing a museum that exhibits weapons, clothing, and jewelry of past kings and queens. Make advanced reservations before visiting the palace. Using our international travel planner, Leh attractions like Stok Palace Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You may visit if you have time and interest. We liked it. This place tells you Ladakh's royalty, infact royal family lives here hence many parts are private and restricted.  more »
  • A nice clay palace on the Stok region of Leh, the Stok palace, offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Ladakh valley. A perfect retreat in the valleys, rooms are available ( on request ) for staying....  more »
  • Nice small and beautiful palace, part of it has been converted into a museum and open for general public. Shows the history and living of the ladakhi royals. Lots of Thangka paintings, weapons and war...  more »

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