"Hemis Monastery" Leh Things to Do Tip by norain

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It is biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh.
It is situated 49 kms to south of Leh, a little off the main Leh-Manali road. It was built in the 17th century by Chapgon Gyalshas. Hemis is the headquater of the Drukpa order and all the monasteries throughout Ladakh are administered by it.

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  • Written May 28, 2007
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