Nestled on the top of a hill, the Phyang Monastery is situated around 15 kilometers west of Leh. The tranquil environment of the monastery and beautiful ambience provides visitors a great peace of mind and soul. The monastery has a 900-year-old museum housing a vast collection of idols, firearms and weapons, old thangkas, wall paintings and murals of Mahakala. It belongs to the Dri-gung-pa sect of Buddhism.