Places To Visit In Lamayuru

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Here are the top 5 places to visit in Lamayuru

1. Lamayuru

3.5 /5

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

Lamayuru is a tiny village that's popularly known as the Moonland of Ladakh. It is immensely popular for housing the Lamayuru Monastery, the oldest and largest monasteries in Ladakh. It is an ideal stopover between the Kargil-Leh route.

2. 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

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

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

3.2 /5

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

The Wanla monastery is Buddhist monatery located in the Lamayuru region. It is popular for housing an 11 headed Avalokitesvara statue and one of the earliest known Drigung Kagyu prayer chambers. It is located closed to the Lamayuru monastery.

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