At the far end of the Annapurna circuit is the Mustang village of Kagbeni. It's a desolate and beautiful place on the edge of the Mustang frontier. The house and inns themselves are made in traditional flat mud roof style with wood for cooking and heating lining out of the roofs. One can see the past, since this village served as a major trade route via the Kali Gandaki region. The village is fortified, and all the houses are built in a common rectangle which a common outer wall and just three little entrance doors. The former fortress is nowadays in ruins. There is an old Buddhist Gompa named Kag Chode Samphelling Gompa, which is believed founded in 1440 AD. This Gompa is belongs to Sakya-pa school of Tibetan Buddhism. The Keg Chode Thupten Samphel Ling gompa in Kagbeni was founded in 1429.