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Choglamsar




Choglamsar is a Tibetan refugee settlement located in the outskirts of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir. It is an important place to learn Tibetan culture and history.

Places of tourist interest are a children's village, a handicrafts center devoted largely to carpet weaving, and the Dalai Lama's prayer ground - Jivatsal. Nearby attractions include Spituk, Sabu and Sankar monasteries.

The place also houses a Diesel Power House and the Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, the main training place for Buddhist monks.

Choglamsar can be approached from Leh by a travel of 9 km on the road to Hemis. The nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi Railway Station at Jammu, and the airport is Srinagar Airport at Srinagar.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Leh
Location: Leh    

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