Basgo gompa, Leh

4.4
#10 of 31 in Historic Sites in Leh
Perched on a hill, Basgo gompa is renowned for its gilded Buddha statue and colorful murals depicting scenes from the life of the Buddha. Tibetan king Grags-pa-'bum and his descendants, the Namgyal rulers, built the citadel and the three temples dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha--the Buddha of the future--in the 16th and 17th centuries. The scenic location offers plenty of photo opportunities and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain landscape. Take the guesswork out of planning a Leh vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I really enjoyed my visit to this monastery. It is situated in a stunning location and the views alone are worth the trip to go there. It’s small with limit viewing but spectacular nonetheless.  more »
  • A pleasant monastery to wonder around at your own pace. Great look outs of its crumbeling ruins. Close to the main road  more »
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  • Nice place to visit. There are two big statue of matriya Buddha built by king jamyang namgyal. Ancient capital of Ladakh.
  • It was a nice calm place to visit

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