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The famous 15th-century palace houses a famous self-originated statue of Avalokiteshvara, from Kamrup, Guru Padmasambhava & many ancient invaluable holy objects, murals, statues, frescos & texts.
The great Chamba (RED) monastery, Tsuglakhang marpo, next to the palace was built in the 14th century. It houses a magnificent Maitreya Budhha, three storey high, and three statues of copper-gold (Tse-la-num-sum) brought from Tibet.
Not only that, a magnificent great Enlightenment Stupa, 100-feet high and a Shakyamuni Buddha lies on the ground floor of the temple. The spectacular spiritual painting of Tibetan style is a masterpiece in whole Ladakh. These collections attract tourists and devotees from all over the world irrespective of race, colour, or creed.