Phugthal Monastery, Kargil

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Phugthal, known for its spectacular location, is built outside a huge cave from where a major stream of the River Lungnak flows. This Buddhist monastic establishment is one of the most isolated monasteries found in the Zanskar region. Founded in the early 12th century, this monastery has beautiful murals and ceiling embellishments that showcase the Indian style of art.

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