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    • Lisa C.

      Phuktal Monastery during monsoon season. Phugtal Monastery or Phugtal Gompa is a monastery in south-eastern Zanskar, Ladakh in northern India. Founded by Gangsem Sherap Sampo in the early 12th century, the monastery is a unique construction built into the cliffside like a honeycomb. It is located on the mouth of a cave on the cliff face of a lateral gorge of a major tributary of the Lungnak (Lingti-Tsarap) River. Home to about 70 monks the monastery has a library and prayer rooms.

    • A K

      Interior design room: Phugtal Monastery in northern India.

    • Maria de Anchorena ❤️

      ~Amazing mountain houses - Tibet~

    • Karina Davis

      Phuktal Monastery in Ladakh, India, during monsoon season. | See More Pictures Crap - Have to see this! Bucket list job

    • Sarah

      I love the idea of cliff dwellings...

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