Attractions & Excursions

Shey Monastery


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A Spiritual Gem Amidst the Himalayas of Ladakh
by rohitsahani on 10/20/2023

I had the incredible opportunity to visit Shey Monastery during my trip to Ladakh in July, and it was a truly enriching experience. Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayan mountains, Shey Monastery is...

Imposing, former fort
by David G on 07/24/2023

Commanding views across the valley lay behind the military decision to site the Palace here. Most of the upper fortifications have now disappeared but one can imagine it looked substantial and hard...

A palace now a monastery
by NayantSavani on 07/30/2022

Situated at a height which is tough for visitors to climb it is now a monastery in the village of Shey. Not much can be seen except the worshiping room.