14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Dhankar monastery is perched to stunning views of the valley

Dhankar meaning 'citadel on a cliff' is a stunningly perched monastery at the confluence of the Spiti and Pin rivers. It has been listed as one of the World’s Hundred Most Endangered Sites by the World Monuments Watch program of the World Monuments Fund and is in need of urgent conservation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Mayank Soni