Shanti Stupa, Leh

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Shanti Stupa - A Quick Overview


Address: Shanti Stupa Rd, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101, India

Phone: +91-1982252297

Ticket Price: 40 INR

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

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About Shanti Stupa, Leh

Twilight is divine from this elevated spot, three miles from Leh. Whether sunrise or sunset, the changing light brings mystic beauty to the panorama of mountains surrounding the Stupa. The striking structure owes its remarkability to both; it’s isolation and its design. It was designed by a Japanese, and thus is greatly different from the orthodox Ladakhi structures.

This relatively new Stupa was built in 1991. The current and 14th Dalai Lama, who still visits often, himself enshrined the relics of the Buddha that are now housed there. The Shanti Stupa is a symbolic memorial depicting the completion of 2500 years of Buddhism in the world. Visitors can enjoy a brief interlude at the meditation room between climbing to the Stupa and photographing the surrounding mountains.

Shanti Stupa Information

  • It’s best to visit during sunrise or sunset.
  • The stupa is easily accessible by road or even by foot, if you’re willing to climb the steep five hundred steps for 15 minutes.
  • Remember to take water.
  • No entry ticket.

How To reach Shanti Stupa by Public Transport

  • Chandspa Road

Restaurants Near Shanti Stupa

  • Prayer Wheel
  • Dreamland Restuarant
  • Gohil's
  • Wonderland

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Shanti Stupa, Leh Reviews

  • A good worship place built on the top of the hill. On reaching the top, the view is excellent. One can get view of whole Leg city here. Also the place is peaceful.and no hustling bustling of touts, shopkeepers etc. Also a good place to take good images in all the directions.

  • awesome and peaceful place. Its clean and accessible by four wheeler. I was mesmerized by its view from plane while arriving at Leh airport. Evening here is very cool, enchanting and peaceful.

  • You wont find any place more peaceful, more serene than this.. u get filled with whole new energy when u visit this place. The stupa looks stunning amidst beautiful mountains. U can view whole of Leh from this place. Worth visiting..!!

  • An Epic time.. situated on the outskirts of Leh city is a beautiful place to spend some time. Advice to go in the evening. Keep a couple of hours to be spend at leisure over here . You can get a bird's view of the entire Leh city.. u have a toilet and cafe here

  • A really beautiful and serene place. As the Stupa is situated on the top of the mountain, you get a mesmerizing view of the Leh Valley below.

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