Question

Hemis in the Ladakh is a famous _______.

A

Mosque

B

Church

C

Monastery

D

River

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
C

Monastery

Hemis is the largest and the most important monastery in Ladakh. It is located 49 kilometres south from the town of Leh. This monastery was built in 1630 by Chapgon Gyalshas who belonged to the royal family of Ladakh. The massive architectural structure of Hemis Monastery is unique and represents a distinct style of architecture from the other important monasteries of Ladakh. Hemis is also the place where young Lama’s are trained for the royal monasteries.

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