Leh, is a beautiful place which catches fancy of everyone who like hills or any one who wants to get a break the routine city life. It is also a great destination for the bikers or backpackers.
The most noticeable building in the place is the palace of the king of Ladakh, this was built in the 17th century and is now undergoing restoration. It does not have to show from the inside but there is a lot on the outside of the palace to view.Major Tourist Attraction
Then comes the Buddhist temples, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, this is a Buddhist temple abovethe palace and is only open during the mornings between seven and nine for the prayers.
Soma Gompa, is a large modern gompa. This place is also the location of the Ladakhi Buddhist Association which has ties with the Hindutva groups.
Karma Dupgyud Choeling, this is a monastery following the Karma Kagyu Tradition.
Shanti Stupa, a stupa built by a Buddhist group of Japanese origin, this stupa is modern and loud if compared to others but is a must visit.
Pangong Tso, is a beautiful lake which is surrounded by tall mountains and hilltops. The lake with deep TravlTheme water, this lake is on the Indo- China border. The lake has its three-fourths part in China. The one fourth of this lake is in India though which gives us enough reason to be at this place Monastries in
Ladakh, are a major station for most people interested in visiting the monasteries of Ladakh, there are numerous monasteries here which catch attention of many.
There is also a war museum, maintained by the Indian Army, a museum which showcases the history, equipments, tools and the glorious past and present of the Indian army, relating to the army operations. This also has a fascinating display on the highest and toughest battle grounds of the world, Siachin.
Leh Ladakh is a favorite spot for many bikers who go around on a certain road trip every now and then. With bikes like bullet and of the same kind people and mostly backpackers just go on to explore the beauties and the secrets of the lands and the hills. Leh Ladakh is a place rich in beauty and many bollywood songs have been shot on te beautiful bounties of Leh. One must try adn visit this place at least once in their lives.