Shey Palace

Why?
  • Used to be the summer palace of the kings of Ladakh  
  • Largest golden Buddha statue (12 metres high, wrap 3 floors of monastery)
  • The statue of shakyamuni Buddha in the Shey Gompa Ladakh is 12 metres image which wrap three floors of this monastery 
  • Festivals: Metuka festival (July) ;Shey shublas festival in August

Note : Lama lives in this monastery and the inner workrooms are usually closed. There is A hotel for visitors which are surrounded by gardens opposite to the Shey Palace 

Location:
  • It is about 15 kms from Leh
Timing
  • Sunrise to Sunset
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Chopsticks noodle bar, fort road
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