Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

Thikse Gompa (Thikse Monastery), Ladakh, India. Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated in India fascinates with its beauty and traditional Buddhist architecture. The impressive complex has 12 stories and is built at an altitude of 3,600 m (11,800 ft).

Built in 15th century, the monastery also houses a nunnery. Thikse Gompa is also known for its resemblance to the Potala Palace, which is the most important building in Lhasa, Tibet. The tourists get to visit the monastery, the Maitreya temple and meet with the monks.

Why to go there?

A spiritual retreat surrounded with amazing nature, owning a historical and architectural value.

When to go there?

Anytime. The annual festival and a fair are being held from 17th October to 19th November.

How to get there?

The tours take off from Ladakh, which is 18 km (11 mi) from the monastery.

Read more: Tourism Lagakh

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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Beautiful Thikse Monastery – the Spiritual Retreat in India

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