The Leh Palace, otherwise called ‘Lhachen Palkhar,’ is a seventeenth century previous illustrious royal residence and one of the focal attractions in Leh. Worked under the support of by King Sengge Namgyal, it used to house his family. The nine-story dun-shaded royal residence currently houses a historical center and a supplication room, while the feature is the broad perspective on Leh and the encompassing Zanskar mountain from the housetop.
The Leh Palace is demonstrated on the Potala Palace in Lhasa (Tibet), and despite the fact that an impressive part is currently in ruins because of the Kashmiri attack that occurred in the nineteenth century, the dignified royal residence keeps on staying a staggering spot to investigate. The magnificence of the Leh Palace despite everything remains in pride with a great deal of old Buddha relics, works of art, old utensils, cutlery utilized by the imperial family and curios decorating the dividers, the vast majority of which are very nearly 450 years of age.
The castle looks considerably all the more staggering when it is lit upon certain unique events, for example, Galdam Namchot celebration when local people assemble around the royal residence to praise the nearby celebration. The lofty royal residence is directly under the Archeological Survey of India, which is chipping away at redesigning the old structures of that time and endeavoring to keep unblemished the historical backdrop of the Namgyal line in Leh.
Best Time to visit: June and September are the ideal time to visit Ladakh.
Peak Season: May to June.
How to Reach
- The Leh Palace is situated in the old Leh city, on the Tsemo slope, a ways off of 5 kilometers from the Leh Air Force Base Airport. To show up here, you should stroll through the old town. From the fundamental bazaar in the city, the royal residence can be reached effectively either through Jama Masjid or by means of the Zangsti Road.