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Basgo gompa, Leh

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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. Plan my day in Leh using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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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. 
    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 
    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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  • Ancient capital of ladakh
  • Beautiful place , serene and very calm, beautiful ride from leh main highway to the gompa.

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