Leh Palace

Leh has quite a few interesting places on offer. You could start with the captivating Leh Palace that rises from the edge of a hill overlooking the town and stretches out towards the indigo sky. Looking for all the world like a miniature version of the Potala in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built in the 17th century, Leh Palace was occupied by the Ladakhi royal family until the 1830s before they were exiled to Stok. Today the palace is deserted and dilapidated.