Leh is the joint capital and largest town of the union territory of in . Leh, located in the Leh district, was also the historical capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, the seat of which was in the , the former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh, built in the same style and about the same time as the in .

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is a former royal palace overlooking the town of Leh, , in the .The palace was constructed circa 1600 by Sengge Namgyal. Photo: Reflectionsbyprajakta, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Sankar Monastery, or Sankar Gompa is a Buddhist monastery within an easy half-hour walk from Leh in , northern . Photo: Bodhisattwa, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery or Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Leh district, , northern . Photo: Kondephy, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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