The Ruins of Zamskhang Palace

Zamskhang Palace Ruins

Tegar, Nubra Valley

Ladakh, India

Nubra Valley, also called the Valley of Flowers, is situated in the northeast corner of Ladakh, near the Tibetan border. At one time it was located on the southern Silk Road trade route between Yarkhand, in Xinjiang, and Leh, the capital of Ladakh. This obscure corner of the Himalayas is reached from the capital by traversing the Khardung La, at 5,602 meters it is referred to as the “highest motorable pass in the world”. A special permit must be obtained in Leh before the journey can even be attempted.

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Prayer Room - Zamskhang Palace

Prayer Room – Zamskhang Palace

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