Ladakh is one of the most beautiful destinations in India and around the world. From the snowcapped mountains and the deep valleys, the crystal blue rivers and the cloudy skis, Ladakh is almost paradise on earth and one of the geographically diverse destinations that India can boast of. The destination is located in the northernmost state of India Jammu and Kashmir and is one of the best road trip destinations for bikers around the world! Apart from the serene natural beauty of Ladakh, it is also home to some of the most unique, ancient and beautiful monasteries that are definitely worth visiting. Here are 10 monasteries in Ladakh apart from the ones in Leh and Zanskar that you must visit on your next trip. Also Read - Ladakh Face-off: Ready And Willing to Mediate Between India And China, Says Donald Trump

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1. Chemrey Monastery

Ladakh Chemrey Monastery

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2. Lamayuru Monastery

Ladakh Lamayuru Monastery

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3. Likir Monastery

Ladakh Likir Monastery

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4. Lingshed Monastery

Ladakh Lingshed Monastery Also Read - India-China Ladakh Face-off: PM Modi Chairs High-Level Meet, Rajnath Too Takes Stock of Situation | Top 10 Points

5. Matho Monastery

Ladakh Matho Monastery

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6. Phyang Monastery

Ladakh Phyang Monastery

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7. Rizong Monastery

Ladakh Rizong Monastery

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8. Sani Monastery

Ladakh Sani Monastery

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9. Sumda Chun Monastery

Ladakh Sumda Chun Monastery

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10. Takthok Monastery

Ladakh Takthok Monastery

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