Snuggly enclosed by beautiful mountains and very close to the famous LOC, Leh in Jammu and Kashmir is a famous Buddhist abode. Leh one of the most visited tourist destinations of India is a place of gorgeous landscape, snow capped mountains, clear sparkling blue water of the Indus River, lush green natural surroundings. All in all Leh is a heavenly destination that one dreams about!
Shanti stupa, a Buddhist abode is the most visited Leh attraction not only by Buddhist but also by people from all over the world due to its majestic white dome and high rising mountains with snow on it. Other Buddhist temples one must not miss are Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, Soma Gompa and Karma Dupgyad Choeling.
Palace of the King of Ladakh, though now in ruins but still attracts a lot of tourist, with its majestic view both interior and exterior! The main attraction here is its spooky dark interior with mystery which makes you itch to explore and the breathtaking view outside which holds you spellbound.This place can be visited in Jun-Sep months as it is best time.
Last but not the least a visit to the colourful markets of Leh is a must!