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Hemis Monastery, Hemis

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#6 of 33 in Historic Sites in Leh District
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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Visit Hemis Monastery, the biggest monastery of Ladakh, situated on a green hill and surrounded by mountains. Built in 1630, the monastery is richly endowed and decorated on all the sides by prayer flags dedicated to Lord Buddha. Observe the annual Hemis festival dedicated to the dancing reincarnate of Buddha, Lord Padmasambhava, whose mission is to improve the spiritual condition of all living beings. See the painted and decorated white walls of the main building. The monastery hosts the guardian deities and the Wheel of Life, as well as an important library of Tibetan style books. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hemis fast, fun, and easy.
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  • A nice 45 kms bike ride from Leh City. The hilly ride to reach up the mosnastry was a delightful experience, and so was climbing up the Buddha Statue. 
    A nice 45 kms bike ride from Leh City. The hilly ride to reach up the mosnastry was a delightful experience, and so was climbing up the Buddha Statue.  more »
  • An old monastery situated 45kms from Leh with the best crafted religious rooms and statues. All places have a great climb. 
    An old monastery situated 45kms from Leh with the best crafted religious rooms and statues. All places have a great climb.  more »
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  • The museum and Guru Rinpoche statue 🔥🌸🌹
  • It was not included in our itinerary Whoever visiting Leh the first point to and visit is this one only

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