Leh Palace

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leh palace

Leh Palace

Towering over the Leh town, the nine story high Leh Palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century.

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Leh Palace

It is said to be a miniature version of the Potala in Lhasa (Tibet).

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Terrace on the 3rd floor

The palace roof provides panoramic views of Leh town.

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View from the roof

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Buddha

Munshi’s House

This was the residence of the King’s secretary, and dates all the way back to 17th century.

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Munshi’s House

The building is now being restored by the Ladakh Art and Media Organisation, and will be converted into an Arts Resource Center.

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Inside the house

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View of the palace from the terrace

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Horns

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