It is located along the Indus River. It was built by the king of Ladakh five centuries ago. It is famous for its scenic beauty, palace and monasteries. It is about 30 km from Hemis. Popular Hindi movie 3 Idiots was shot in Shey school. The palace and monastery of Shey are in the vicinity of the village by the same name. Shey used to be the capital of ancient Ladakh.
BEST TIME TO VISIT SHEY
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Shey is as given below. The best time to visit Shey is also specified.