Leh, a beautiful city considered pious for Buddhist Pilgrims is located at an altitude of 3505m. Leh is the district head quarter of Ladakh. Leh [Ref] was founded in 17th century and features Hemis which is considered as the largest Gompa in Ladakh region. Leh is completely accessible from Ladakh and also connected with Delhi, Jammu and Chandigarh through flights.
There are many monasteries in Leh and the surrounding regions. The most famous and prominent monasteries are Shey, Spituk, Thiksey. They are situated near the Leh city. Leh offers picturesque landscape to its visitors and is visited by many nature lovers throughout the year. Leh offers interesting rituals and traditions to its visitors. The region is rich in folklore. Leh is famous for its handicrafts and interesting and colourful people.
Ley offers many beautiful and famous destinations like The Leh Palace, Spituk Gompa, Shey, Leh mosque to its visitors. The Beautiful Leh palace was constructed with great resemblance to Lhasa palace. There is a victory tower located over the top of Namgyal hill and palace in the memory of victory over Kashmiri Balti army.
The Namgyal Tsempo Gompa was constructed by King Tashi Namgyal. The beautiful Gompa features a gold idol of Lord Buddha. The Gompa is beautifully constructed with rare architectural style. Namgyal Tsempo peak is suggested to everyone who visits Leh.
Leh is easy to access and its Leh airport is well connected to major cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Calcutta. The nearest railway station is Jammu. Many bikers are seen visiting Leh, large in number and full of enthusiasm.
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