Shey[5 photos]

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Description

Shey (017)
Shey (017)
34° 4′ 23″ N, 77° 38′ 0″ E

Shey, located 15 km from Leh towards Hemis, has the old summer Palace of the kings of Ladakh. The palace was built more than 560 years ago by Lhachen Palgyigon, the king of Ladakh. The palace has the largest golden Buddha statue in Ladakh.

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Pictures taken with a Canon EOS1

See also

India

Humayun’s Tomb (1)
Humayun’s Tomb (1)

India (भारत गणराज्य), officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by… [Read more]

Ladakh

Leh (1)
Leh (1)

Ladakh stretches between the mountain ranges of the Himalayas (with the Stok Kangri as the most famous mountain) and the Karakorum and the upper valley of the Indus. The valleys are at an altitude of 3,000 m, making them the highest of Kashmir. The… [Read more]