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Shanti stupa at Leh

Shanti Stupa at Leh
This is a big structure constructed as a symbol of peace & tranquility of the whole world. You can find such Shanti Stupas or Peace Pagodas in different part of the country. Because of its location on top of a hill and its size , this structure is visible from all parts of Leh and from Khardungla top also. Parking area is 100 meter before the stupa and little walking and climbing is there to reach the platform in front of the Stupa.

This stupa is a round structure and direction is marked to go around in clockwise direction.
A platform is there in front of the Stupa and from here good view of Leh town and surrounding areas are available.
Markings are there showing direction of Shindu Ghat and Khardungla pass on the outer wall of the stupa. As per the direction and details given the aerial distance of Khardungala Pass is 9.50 KM ( By Road it is 38 KM )

Usually tourist visit this place in afternoon hours after visiting Leh Palace but morning time is best as light directly falls on the Stupa.

There is no entrance fee or camera fee to be paid to visit this place. This can be covered in one day sightseeing program of Leh.
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