Museum in Keylong

Lahaul & Spiti Tribal Museum

At the west end of town is the moderately interesting Lahaul & Spiti Tribal Museum, with examples of a thod-pa (part of a skull formerly used by amchis or lamas to store healing or sacred liquids), old dance mas…
Buddhist Monastery in Keylong

Shashur Gompa

About 3km (one hour of uphill walking) above Keylong, Shashur Gompa was founded in the 17th century by the Zanskari lama Deva Gyatsho. The original gompa, featuring 5m-high thangkas, is now enshrined inside a modern…
Buddhist Monastery in Keylong

Kardang Gompa

Propped on concrete stilts facing Keylong across the valley, Kardang Gompa has existed for 900 years, but the current building dates from 1912. Maintained by an order of Drukpa Kagyu (Red Hat) monks and nuns, the mo…
Monastery in Keylong

Tayul Gompa