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Hemis Monastery, Hemis

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#7 of 33 in Historic Sites in Leh District
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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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  • Hemis Monastery stands apart from other Monasteries.The exhibition which explains the the heritage of the place is presented superbly.I would say this is a must visit place to understand the heritage....  more
    Hemis Monastery stands apart from other Monasteries.The exhibition which explains the the heritage of the place is presented superbly.I would say this is a must visit place to understand the heritage....  more »
  • The Museum was very well organised and well maintained. The Carvings on the wooden pillars and beams were amazing, So were the paintings, Beautiful 
    The Museum was very well organised and well maintained. The Carvings on the wooden pillars and beams were amazing, So were the paintings, Beautiful  more »
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  • The museum is a must place to spend time
  • A must visit. Spend time wisely at the museum there.

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