Leh

Overview

Once capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, Leh is the second largest district in the country in terms of area. The town is still dominated by the now ruined Leh Palace, former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh. Leh connects via National Highway 1D connects it to Srinagar in the southwest and to Manali in the south via Leh-Manali Highway. Leh was important stopoveron trade routes along the Indus Valley between Tibet to the east, Kashmir to the west. The royal palace, known as Leh Palace in the city was built by King Sengge Namgyal, presumably between the periods when the Portuguese Jesuit priest, Francisco de Azevedo, visited Leh in 1631.
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