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It is located on a glacial deposit of pebbles on the mountains. Standing four storeys tall, it was constructed in 1814 by Ladakh's last ruler. The Palace museum has on display fabulous period costumes/jewelry of the royalty along with exquisite thankas representing the life of the Sakya Muni Buddha. Historical objects like coins, seals, armour, weapons, precious jade and porcelain can also be seen here. The Royal family still continues to live here.

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