Set amidst craggy and stark mountains, the pristine white edifice of Shanti Stupa is a splendid work of art. Beautiful Buddhist murals and golden artwork interspersed with a gorgeous facade make this stupa an attractive tourist stopover. To soak in the peace and serenity of the surroundings, visitors can circumambulate around the stupa while chanting mantras, which are said to envelop one with tranquility. Tourists can head to the balcony of the stupa's tower and get awe-inspiring views of the surrounding scenery. It is widely believed that the stupa was constructed to mark the completion of 2,500 years of the Buddhist religion, by Japanese monks between 1983 and 1991. The aim of its construction was to promote the idea of world peace. It takes a short, 15-minute walk up from Changspa to reach the stupa.

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