Leh is a town in the Leh district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Leh district, is the second most expansive district in the country, after Kutch in Gujarat. It was the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, seat of which was in the Leh Palace, the former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh, built in the same style and about the same time as the Potala Palace-the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamshala, Leh figures on the international tourist map and attracts a large inflow of tourists both from home and abroad. Hemis, Alchi, Lamayuru, Shey, and Thiksay are some of the most popular monasteries of Ladakh which attract both domestic as well as foreign tourist. Pangong lake(Half in China) and world highest motorable road Khardongla is the main attraction for domestic tourist. and monasteries and mountains are for foreign tourist.