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Karsha Monastery in Ladakh

Karsha Monastery, or the Karsha Gompa, is a towering complex with a good number of chapels and is the residential place for 150 lamas or monks. It is one of the largest monasteries in the Zanskar region of Leh Ladakh. On your tour to Leh Ladakh, visit Karsha Monastery. As you rise through the winding roads from a distance, you can watch the imposing height of the Karsha Monastery. 

This Monastery has an ornately decorated assembly hall with an embellished throne of the Head Lama. There are three chapels in the Karsha Monastery that contains exquisite art objects and has valuable articles. The Lhabrang in Karsha Monastery is a beautiful temple with walls adorned with excellent frescoes that depict the intricacies of Buddhist Art.

An important feature of the Buddhist Religion, these monasteries are considered very sacred to the people of Leh- Ladakh. For example, in Karsha Monastery, an important festival called Leh- Ladakh, Gustor is held where thousands of pilgrims visit the mountains to watch the dances performed by the lamas.

You can plan your holiday through our well-design Ladakh tour packages to feel the bliss on your tour. In addition, we provide a fully-customization option that allows you to explore this region in your way.