Tikse Gompa



Ladakh is referred to as 'the land between earth and sky.' In the rarefied air at 3,500 meters, with temperatures ranging from scorching to freezing and raging rivers slicing through bone-dry land, Ladakh assuredly feels like 'another world.' Tikse village hugs the slopes of a hill and is crowned by Tikse gompa, or monastery. The gompa's roof-terrace provides a superb view of the Indus River set in a wide, flat valley framed by snow-capped peaks. Tikse was founded by Gelugpa Buddhists in the 15th century.

Tikse, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir


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