Sham attractions

Buddhist Monastery in Timishgan

Timishgan Khar

Originally King Dragpa-Bum's 15th-century fortress, Timishgan's three-storey palace site has an obvious defensive strength commanding the confluence of the Tia and Ang valleys from high on a central crag. Come for t…
Buddhist Monastery in Likir

Likir Gompa

Though founded in 1065, this monastery’s current incarnation as a Gelukpa monastery originated in the 15th century. The main prayer hall to the right on entry has seats allocated for both the Dalai Lama and his brot…