Gompa Soma (Chokhang)

This temple is located in the heart of the town, opposite of the State Bank of India. It is the headquarter of the Ladakh Buddhist Association. The prayer hall contains a crowned Buddha (Joyo Rinpoche), a statue of Padmasambhava and many other finely decorated statues. It is always open to visitors and the best time to visit is in the morning when the monks offer prayers.