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Dhankar Gompa

Dhankar Gompa

This beautiful monastery is locked between the rocky spurs at the top of clif in the Dhankar village at an elevation of over 3,800 meters in the Spiti valley. It is a 16th century old fort monastery, which has also served as a prison in the erstwhile era. Dhankar means 'a place in the mountains that can be easily reached by visitors.'The Dhankar Gompa is over 1000 years old and is connected to the rest of the valley through a Motorable road, which is good for small vehicle only.

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Aperture f/5.6

Shutter Speed1/1250


Exposure Bias0.00

Focal Length55mm

Date taken17/07/2013 00:42

Date modified 28/08/2018 19:07

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