Kaza Attractions/Tourist places/Local Sightseeing
Kaza, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh is a famous and important town in the Spiti Valley in Lahaul and Spiti district. Situated on a ridge 11,980 ft above sea level, Kaza is a very beautiful place to visit. Kaza is overlooked by high mountain ridges on all sides and can be easily reached from two sides - Kinnaur Valley and Manali via Rohtang Pass. The town is entirely surrounded by greenery and is rich in flora and fauna.Kaza Travel guide is incomplete without a mention of its natural beauty and serene vegetation. The town is divided in two parts- The old and the new. The old town is located on the outer edge of the city and the major attraction here is an ancient monastery. Built in the 14th Century, Thang Yud is a famous monastery that is close to Kaza hill station.Tourists visiting the Kaza hill station also pay a visit to this monastery. Another astounding place of Kaza attracting tourists is the Key Gompa Monastery. The new part is resplendent with contemporary manmade structures.
Tabo, just 48 Kms from Kaza is a very good place to visit and is located at a height of 3050 meters above the sea level. It is located on the bank of River Spiti and is renowned as â€œAjanta of the Himalayasâ€. Tabo possess the Tabo Monastery which is regarded as treasure hunt of the country.
Sakya Tangyud Monastery #2
Sakya Tangyud Monastery is located at a distance of 4 Kms from Kaza. This place is a popular destination among those practicing Buddhism and is 4587 meters above the sea level. Many tourists throng the place from all over the world to be enlightened through Buddhism.
Key Gompa #3
Key Gompa is located at a height of 4116 meters above the sea level and is only 7 Kms away from Kaza. It has the biggest monastery which was built in eleventh century and has ancient paintings of Buddhist monks and historic Buddhist scrolls. Thus, it is an amazing place to visit.