Zangla is a town in Zanskar, Kargil region of Ladakh. This town located around 35 km from Padum The town is an important point on the famous Padum-Strongdey-Zangla-Karsha-Padum round trip. An old monastery known as the Zangla Monastery is located here (mainly in Tsa-zar, a village). Located on the hilltop, this is a Buddhist monastery, which is home to around 150 lamas and has an old nunnery too. The monastery is known for being home to some very beautiful paintings. Along with this, the place also has a palace, which is known as Zangla palace that is mainly in ruins now.