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Chemre Gompa Monastery

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Address: Chemre, Leh, India

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Only got to see this stunning monastery complex from the road on the way to Pangong Tso. But it looked interesting. If you have your own transport then may be worth looking at... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Bolton, UK
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Bolton, UK
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Only got to see this stunning monastery complex from the road on the way to Pangong Tso. But it looked interesting. If you have your own transport then may be worth looking at it, as it's definitely one of the less visited places.

Thank infoaddict
Tiruchirappalli, India
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Reviewed 26 November 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.

1 Thank Shiva S
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 20 November 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.

Thank Conrad C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 November 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 

1 Thank huys25
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 27 September 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 

Thank Jeff C
Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

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

Thank raja p
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Reviewed 6 July 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.

1 Thank lotusdiamond
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 28 May 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.

Thank Walkaboutin
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 19 May 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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Reviewed 27 October 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.

1 Thank Zwillingsseele

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