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    Phuktal Monastery during monsoon season. Phugtal Monastery or Phugtal Gompa (often transliterated as Phuktal) is a monastery in south-eastern Zanskar, Ladakh in northern India. Travel.

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  • Julio Rodriguez

    this place looks amazing; Phuktal Monastery During Monsoon Season Phugtal Monastery or Phugtal Gompa (often transliterated as Phuktal) 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 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.

  • Karina Davis

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

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