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Culture in Leh Ladakh


Known as the 'Paradise on Earth' the state of Leh and Ladakh distinguishes itself completely from the other sates of India. Reason being, it has rugged mountains, snow capped peaks and a rough terrain. Its ambience and natural beauty creates a deep urge in traveler to move around and explore the city. Despite, its rough and rugged terrain, it holds affluent culture, lifestyle and stunning tourists attractions.

People in Leh Laddakh
People of Leh and Ladakh are really good, holding the true sense of care, warmth and love. Originally, occupied by Indo Aryans called ‘Dards’ but afterwards because of its immediacy to Tibet a number of inhabitants were from Tibet who settled here. The Arghons who belong to the Muslim community in Ladakh got united and well associated with Kashmiris. Now, you will find the round faces of Chinese living here and are famous for there generosity, kindness and give homely treatment to their tourists guests.

Culture in Leh Laddakh
You will find similarities in the food habits of Tibetan and Ladakh. Their dishes include cuisines like Thukpa and Tsampo which have Tibetan flavor in it. Cuisines prepared and served in Ladakh have royal taste of the food of Central Asia and the other parts of India. Even, the Tibetan influence can be seen in the architecture depicting the existence of dragon. Nevertheless, we will find the locals enchanting in Sanskrit and Tibetan and have Buddhist influence on them as well.

Monks wear beautiful clothes and perform in the festivals held in the month of September which is a major tourist attraction of Leh Ladakh. The major tourists attraction are the Archery festivals celebrate in full spirit in Ladakh which attract a number of tourists in summers.

Lifestyle in Leh Laddakh
Women hold a great place in Laddakh. Most appreciated fact of Leh Laddakh is the status of women which is highly important in comparison to the conservative nature of the other northern states of India.

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