Tabo Monastery, established by a great scholar known as Richen Zangpo during 996 AD in the Spiti Valley, is popular among tourists as well as Buddhists. This religious centre was founded with the intention of establishing an institute of advanced learning.
In the 11th and 20th centuries, this monastery saw an incredible success and growth in Tibetan art. The monastery is also one of the oldest working monasteries in the Himalayan Ranges. Travellers from all over come here to see the beautiful paintings, sculptures and ancient texts and inscriptions written on the monastery’s wall.