Key Monastery, Lahaul and Spiti District

Kye Gompa (also spelled Ki, Key or Kee - pronounced like English key) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located on top of a hill at an altitude of 4,166 metres (13,668 ft) above sea level, close to the Spiti River, in the Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul and Spiti district, India.
It is the biggest monastery of Spiti Valley and a religious training centre for Lamas. It reportedly had 100 monks in 1855.
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  • This place is amazing and give peace to your mind and calms your soul. You definitely dont want to go back from here. When we reached here it was cold and winds were blowing, as soon we reach inside.....  more »
  • This place is iconic, serene, beautifully calm and relaxing, there are meditation Chambers created really a long while ago, there a school near it, there are a lot of monks, functions, just a lot of.....  more »
  • A masterpiece. Have stayed inside the monastery and had quite a life changing experience. Residing here is a learning opportunity for every visitor. They serve you breakfast at 8am in the morning, lunch at 12pm in the morning and Dinner at 6pm in the evening. With the chilling weather outside, the devotion inside, Key monastery is one of the most fascinating places in the world to spend a day at least.
  • The place is like in between the massive mountains. The monastery is amazing beautiful and great symbol of architecture. The place is amazing as you can find it in middle of beautiful covering mountain.
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