Shergol Cave monastery , Kargil,

Shergol Cave monastery , Kargil

Location: The Shergol Cave Monastery is situated at a distance of about 7 km from Kargil. It is exactly located on the Wakha River valley between Kargil and Mulbekh.

Description: The Shergol Cave monastery is built on a spectacular brown, granite cliff mounting high from the land and appears to be slipping out of a mountain. This monastery seems like a splatter in middle of the mountain, when seen from far. The Shergol Gompa is an object of inquisitiveness due to the great architecture behind its construction. That is why tourists from all over the world cannot resist visiting this monastery. The panoramic view of natural beauty from this monastery is no doubt fascinating. This monastery is a great source to view ancient frescos that represent the architectural art of medieval period. There is a large nunnery below this monastery, which is used by nuns for meditation. The Shergol Gompa, which is located in Shergol village, is accessible by means of a well maintained road. The Buddhist temples work as popular attractions for people, due to the best combination of beauty and spirituality.

Activities: Ladakh is full of numerous places of tourist interest. One should visit this monastery for a great experience. While visiting Shergol monastery, people may also visit Urgyan-Dzong, the peaceful ambiance of which will fill your soul with serenity.

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