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Rizong monastery

Listed under Churches & Abbeys in Kashmir, India.

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A stunning monastery 70km out of Leh in Ladakh, high in the Himalaya. Isolated and magnificent, well worth the 3 hr bus journey from Leh through beautiful scenery. A working monastery, founded in 1829, with a school for children.

Written by  James Dunford Wood.

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