Thiksey Monastery

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by János Hacker

Thiksey Monastery at sundown. Thiksey Monastery is one of the biggest gompas in Ladakh, situated near by Leh, administration center of the region. The 12 storey monastery is also known as “Mini Potala” because of the similarities of the two monasteries.

Location: Thiksey, Ladakh, India

 

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