Discover Hemis' gompa (Ladakh) India

28 miles south of Leh, at the bottom of a deep gorge, enjoy Hemis' gompa with its Chinese frescoes, or decorated with Buddhas and the Shakyamuni golden statue.

  • Hemis' gompa (Ladakh) , India
    The Hemis Gompa (monastery)

    The central hall in this building is a place of worship dedicated to Buddha.

    © DINODIA / age fotostock
  • Hemis' gompa (Ladakh) , India
    A village at the foot of the cliff

    This high altitude village is known for its monastery and its national park.

    © DINODIA / age fotostock
  • Hemis' gompa (Ladakh) , India
    The monastery's façade

    The monastery was built at the beginning of the 17th century by Lama Tagstang.

    © DINODIA / age fotostock
  • Hemis' gompa (Ladakh) , India
    The monastery

    This monastery is one of the largest in the Ladakh region.

    © DINODIA / age fotostock
  • Hemis' gompa (Ladakh) , India
    A 17th century building

    The monastery has magnificent panelling in many different colours.

    © DINODIA / age fotostock
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