Places To Visit In Lamayuru

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Here are the top 5 places to visit in Lamayuru

1. Lamayuru Town

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

3.5 /5

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

A sign hanging over its entrance reading 'The model village of Alchi', Alchi is home to a 900 year old Buddhist monastery and landscapes that won't let you forget for a moment, that you are on a land which stands synonymous to paradise.

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 Gompa, Lamayuru

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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