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Gya, Ladakh

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Gya, Ladakh

Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India

Coordinates: 33°38′59″N 77°44′25″E / 33.649744°N 77.740374°E / 33.649744; 77.740374Coordinates: 33°38′59″N 77°44′25″E / 33.649744°N 77.740374°E / 33.649744; 77.740374

Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Leh
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Gya is a village overlooking a river of the same name in the Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir between the Indus river valley and Tanglang La Pass on the Leh-Manali Highway. Accessible from Upshi in the Indus River Valley, the village is located in the gorge created by the River Gya. A Buddhist Gompa with accompanying chortens or stupas is situated above the village and the gorge.

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  • Photos of Gya Canyon
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