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Kloster Hemis

Karustrasse | 33° 51′ N, 77° 42′ O, India
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Hemis Festival,Kumbh Mela of Ladakh

Hemis Monastery is the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh and it hosts to the popular... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
NILANJAN35
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Bahrain
Great Architecture of 11th Century

Try visiting in the month of July because a great festival held there. I used Bike to get there... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Vimal C
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Jalandhar, India
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Karustrasse | 33° 51′ N, 77° 42′ O, India
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Hemis Monastery is the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh and it hosts to the popular festival called Hemis Festival. The day has been declared as the state holiday. This 2-day festival is celebrated on the 10thday of the Tibetan lunar month, which is...More

Thank NILANJAN35
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Try visiting in the month of July because a great festival held there. I used Bike to get there , as there is no public transport available. Nice Place , Great Architecture Museum was nice nothing special except skin and head of a lion and...More

Thank Vimal C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

What a spectacle! The Hemis Festival was packed solid with spectators standing shoulder to shoulder and every seat occupied for the amazing experience. The sounds were something I have never heard before and I could not believe where the monks got their breath to blow...More

Thank WingedPegasus
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It is a nice time pass. However we did not get a feel of a great attractive place or a feeling of visiting a temple. A few monks praying and simultaneously eating samosa, created a bit casual feeling. Did not get the place of worship...More

Thank rr_vsr
Reviewed 14 July 2016

What a lovely new addition to the monastery and at such an affordable fee. The museum is truly a gem and a must visit. Although Hemis is not too close to Leh, the roads have improved since we last went and it was a joy...More

Thank Gipsy
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I went to this wonderful place on 29th April 2016, it's my last day of my Leh tour, 28th I went to Pangong Lake, on the way I visited all the monastries including Sindhu ghat, 3 Idiots school and crossing Chang La was a experience...More

Thank smbegaraaj
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The richest monastery is Leh Ladakh region. Truly beautiful. Has a museum which is worth seeing as it contains some priceless articrafts.

Thank anb2010
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is the biggest monastery in Ladakh. It has lots of things to explore. Also it has museum that has many ancient artifiacts. Please note even during summer this museum, since underground, is cold. So wear all your thermal stuff plus socks, shoes not allowed....More

Thank PrashantKamble
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

It's very beautiful and well maintained monastery it has gorgeous Buddha statue and very well maintained museum inside it has very good souvenir shop and it's very good for photographers.

Thank saurabhmehra369
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We went there during the Hemis festival so we only visit a small part of the monastery, which is intriguing.the monks were nice enough to allow people to enter the place from where the dancers were getting ready. Even thiugh we were pestering themwith our...More

Thank sug_fr
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