Places To Visit In Lamayuru

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Here are the top 5 places to visit in Lamayuru

1. Lamayuru

Lamayuru
3.5 /5

117 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Lamayuru

While in Leh, one can take a day trip to Lamayuru, known for it's Lamayuru Monastery and a stretch of land borrowed from the moon. Visit the monastery to witness the frescos and paintings it houses and the Moonland, for something a bit beyond extraordinary.

2. Alchi Monastery

Alchi Monastery
3.5 /5

80 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Lamayuru

Located in the Alchi Village of Ladakh, Alchi Monastery is a complex of Buddist temples of which Alchi Monastery is the oldest and most famous. Cemented on a flat ground unlike other monasteries in Ladakh, the traditional architecture of the monastery is a monastic complex which has 3 separate temples, known as Dukhang, Sumstek and the Temple of Manjushri.

3. Lamayuru Monastery, Lamayuru

Lamayuru Monastery, Lamayuru
3.2 /5

117 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Lamayuru

The main attraction of the Lamayuru region, the sprawling Lamayuru Monastery, lies at a distance of about 127 km from Leh. Murals, frescoes and column paintings exemplifying the Kashmiri style of Buddhist iconography are what stand out in this monastery.

4. MoonLand, Lamayuru

MoonLand, Lamayuru
3.2 /5

118 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Lamayuru

A peculiar landscape near Lamayuru on Leh-Kargil Road is the MoonLand. It is called so fondly, because the landscapes here are said to be like that of the moon.

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5. Wanla Monastery

Wanla Monastery
3.2 /5

117 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Lamayuru

Wanla is a sub-monastery of Lamayuru which provides a caretaker monk, responsible for daily rituals and for granting access to the temple. The main image features Avalokitesvara in 11-headed ("Chuchigzhel") form.

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