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Chemre Gompa Monastery

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Address: Chemre, Leh, India

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This is monastery is located at the top of small hill and the route of access to reach by walk only and its nearly half an hour. Nice and excellently organized monastery.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 26, 2016
Shiva S
Tiruchirappalli, India
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

This is monastery is located at the top of small hill and the route of access to reach by walk only and its nearly half an hour. Nice and excellently organized monastery.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This was very special as when I heard the music I thought it was coming from a speaker. Then I noticed the monks almost hidden in the corner of the courtyard.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We had an overnight stop coming back from Pangong Tso and Nubra valley. Already from a distance this monastery complex can compete with the most famous monasteries in Leh valley. We were allowed to make pictures here. After exploring the many corridors, stairs, patio's and three temples, one of the monk asked us if we had seen the museum. The... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Upon our return from the Nubra Valley region I would have loved to stop and visit this scenic-looking monastery (well, OK: almost all of the Ladakhi monasteries are scenic-looking!), but we didn't have the time. Nonetheless, we did halt for a couple of photographs and that in and of itself is worth 4 stars. Try to catch it in the... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

this is 350 years old monastery.the gaint padma sambhava statue is main attraction here.it is after hemis gompa.paintings are good.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Located at isolated place of Leh. Monastery is nothing different from other monasteries. Under renovation/construction till June 2016. Can be avoided if you are short of time and visited most of other monasteries of Leh. Located on the hilltop as other monasteries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Chemrey or Chemdey as it is called locally, seems uninhabited; or rather its not active like Hemis. But it is really beautiful and I liked it best. Very scenic views, and isolated feel that the monasteries of bygone days must have had.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I went to this Monastery on29th April 2016, I am on my way back from Pangong lake to Leh, my tour goes like this, Pangong Delight Camp - Chang La - Thak Thag monastery - Chemre monastery - Hemis monastery - Masho monastery - Stok palace museum - back to Leh. This monastery is located about 40km from Leh, its... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

The drive to this monastery is really stunning. Situated on a hill it looks like a picturesque postcard. Unfortunately it was not hat restaurated and many parts were under construction. But really worth to see.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015

Chemrey Monastery or Chemrey Gompa is a 1664 Buddhist monastery, approximately 40 kilometres east of Leh, Ladakh, northern India. It belongs to the Drugpa monastic order.


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