Leh Fort

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leh fort

Leh Fort

Leh Fort (Tsemo Fort) is located, further up from the Leh Palace, on top of the Namgyal Tsemo Hill.

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Tsemo Fort

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Fort ruins

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Fort ruins

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View of the town from the top

This fort has also served as the royal residence of the Namgyal dynasty. It is flanked by two gompas built in veneration of the guardian deities.

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Wall painting, Tsemo Gompa

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Avoloteshwara, Tsemo Gompa

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Lamaji enjoying the view from the top

One Response to Leh Fort

  1. The Tales of a Traveler February 20, 2014 at 7:58 am #

    Nice photography

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