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Lachung Temple in Leh

Leh, a Tibetan Buddhist area is not devoid of temples or mosques. In fact both are present in lump sum number in Leh. While Leh is rich in monasteries there are also famous temples and mosques on the other hand. Lachung Temple is a beautifully designed, well constructed ancient temple situated in the city of Leh. Let us see how this temple looks like!

About  Lachung Temple

Lachung TempleThere is a statue of Tsong-Kha-Pa who is crowned with a yellow hat. He was a great Buddhist Teacher who used to be a Buddhist Philosopher as well. Since he acquired a large amount of knowledge about Buddhist culture and knowledge his statue in this Temple was a tribute to him.

This statue is surrounded by paintings that attract one’s attention. This temple has paintings depicting different stories of that era. This temple is associated with a historical background and thus is famous for its religious and historical significance.

This is one of the oldest temples in this region and is constructed so well that it gives a treat to the eyes of the travellers. This place is one of the most beautiful places of Leh where one can get the natural beauty as well as admire the amazing construction of the temple. Along with proper worship one can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere that surrounds this religious place.

One can actually see the beauty of this place when one visits this temple located in the heart of Leh town. The attracting part of this temple is the beautifully engraved walls inside the temple. Each painting painted inside the temple depicts the story of Buddhism religion-its formation, propagation and other details. Everything is mentioned in the picturesque format that makes it easier for people to understand the different forms of Buddhism culture.

Location of Lachung Temple

Lachung Temple is located in the Diskit Village of Leh district. This is one of the oldest shrines situated in the entire locality. Lachung Temple is situated close to Diskit Monastery which is in Leh city. This temple is few km away from the main city of Leh and can be visited via car or bus service that is available from the main city of Leh.

Places to See Near Lachung Temple

Near this temple there are small temples like Kangyu Lang and Tsangyu Lang that serves as the store room for thousands of Tibetan Texts. When one visits Lachung Temple then these nearby temples should not be missed at any cost. These temples also attract tourist with their beautiful design and inner beauty.

How to Reach Lachung Temple

Lachung Temple is located in Diskit which is not far away from Leh main city that is nearly some km away from Leh Airport. There are regular bus services connecting Diskit with Leh and that makes easier for people to travel. Jammu Rail Station is the nearest railway station connecting Leh and when one decides to visit Leh via rail then Jammu Rail Station is the nearest railway station.

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