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Alchi Choskor Monastery

Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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My most favourite monastery in Ladakh

Alchi Monastery was really a hidden gem in Ladakh that we found on my final day in this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gemini285
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Hanoi, Ha Noi, Vietnam
Excellent wall paintings of 14th Century

Excellent hidden gem The paints are still well preserved and awe inspiring Must see sight. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
j d
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Alchi Monastery was really a hidden gem in Ladakh that we found on my final day in this beautiful land. Although located in a remote barren area of Ladakh, the old woodworks and paintings, mural are still well preserved. This really a must see point...More

Thank Gemini285
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent hidden gem The paints are still well preserved and awe inspiring Must see sight. The journey to the monastery is equally rewarding

Thank j d
Reviewed 1 week ago

This archeological marvel has old woodwork, a three storey temple, and wall paintings that are done in the kashmiri styke. Part of the charming village of Alchi where th streams flow along the roads, and shops bedecked with Tibetan wares beckon, the monastry is a...More

Thank Sathya S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is famous place of interest with ancient Monastery. It is approximately 70 kms from leh city. It is situated on bank of river Indus. You can watch river from back side of Monastery. One interested in watching old civilization should visit this place.

Thank ashesh p
Reviewed 1 week ago

The monasteries here are very ancient. The paintings on the walls and the statues are just too pretty. The way to Alchi from Leh is also pretty. Being at lower altitude than Leh it is more greener. There are 1-2 local shops around that offer...More

Thank amitac14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thousand year old buddhist shrines--starting to slowly decay. Still can make out the hand paintings on the walls. Worth going out of your way to see.

Thank niftyspark
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we reached Leh the first day that we started our travel we visited Alchi it is a beautiful and well appointed monastery. All the statues are extremely old and the story is well written on the boards. The view behind the monastery is extremely...More

Thank TapasyaKaulRajaram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has many rooms with main temple is three storeyed building, built in a form of mandala depicting path to attain enlightenment. This monastery has large number of apple/apricot trees and a scenic view of Indus river

Thank Mahak L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This will remain my personal favourite. It dates back to more than a thousand years. Two things stand out about Alchi. Known to be the jewel amongst the monasteries, it houses walls painted with thousands of pictures of Buddha that includes three large sized images...More

Thank neelakshib2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is super! specially if you are a Budhist of course, pretty special energy. the best thing is to book your meal before visiting the temples, you will save a lot of time.

Thank Kennathinley
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