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Address: Chemre, Leh, India

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Last Stop before China

If you want to visit the amazing Pangong Tso (Lake), have a stop on your way in this out of time and out of touristic place Gompa ... take time to breathe and enjoy the scenary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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La Chapelle d'Abondance
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If you want to visit the amazing Pangong Tso (Lake), have a stop on your way in this out of time and out of touristic place Gompa ... take time to breathe and enjoy the scenary ... joyfull

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Probably my favourite monastery in the Leh area. A stunning place, just love the mountain backdrop and houses and monastery scattered down the hill

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We took this in on our return by taxi from the Markha valley trek. It was wonderfully picturesque. The approach road winds round and round until you finally arrive at the top. Once there the monastery is interesting to explore with stunning roof-top views of the surrounding valley and the mountains that we had recently trekked through. There is also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is a stunning monastery, set high on a hill, with an interesting museum full of Buddhist treasures.You alo get views over to the mountains from the roof tops. My only suggestion is that the monks might wish to consider offering a short tour /talk about the artefacts in the museum. Everything looked interesting and was labelled in English but... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Chemrey Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, of the Drugpa monastic order and was founded by the Lama Tagsang Raschen and dedicated to King Sengge Namgyal in 1664, It is located around 40 kms from Leh. Both Hemis and Chemrey can be visited on a half day tour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Chemrey Monastery is so beautifully built and preserved. Try to make time to visit this site--- lovely devotional art.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Superb location, and a very pretty momastery. Well worth a visit.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Good for visit. Tourists can go and discover the pictures inside

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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

he famous Monastero Chemre Gompa can be seen from the intersection of Chang La and “Pangong Tso”. The barley fields along its way are breathtaking beauties, surely not to be missed. Photography enthusiasts and nature lovers throng this place throughout the year. The foreground of the monastery has rapeseed fields, which give it a pristine yellow hue against the white... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Try the views from the barley fields & villages around

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