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. Use our Leh trip generator to arrange your visit to Stok Palace Museum and other attractions in Leh.
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  • August 10, 2017
    The monastery of Stok had the handicap of being the last visited during the day. A bit of fatigue damaged the visit, that is not to say that this place doesn't deserve a visit, indeed! Then there's also the Museum with clothes and other interesting material.
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  • August 2, 2017
    This palace turn into museum is ok if you are looking for walk in leh royal history. location is very beautiful bit away from main road and village close by is also good. Do check timings before visit...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    I visited Stok Palace and museum last year with my family. It was a pleasure drive from our Hotel in Leh to this place. It was an unforgettable experience. , built by King Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 18...  more »

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