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Alchi Choskor Monastery

Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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Beautiful Small Monastery

Alchi Monastery is one of the oldest Monasteries in Ladakh. Small , in comparison to Lamayuru or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
zubinb3
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Colourfull parts in this monastery

Well worth a visit. this monastery has some very coloufull parts (allthough you aren't allowed to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PatrickBuijs
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Alchi Monastery is one of the oldest Monasteries in Ladakh. Small , in comparison to Lamayuru or Diskit. But a beautiful quaint location. On the narrow streets that lead to the Monastery you will find many vendors selling local handicrafts and jewelry. The monastery itself...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. this monastery has some very coloufull parts (allthough you aren't allowed to take pics inside...) buy the book, I think its worth the rupees! Don't forget to look upwards alot or else you mis some beautifull stuff!

Thank PatrickBuijs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The moment you drive into village, it is a different experience. A narrow lane that allows only one vehicle to pass through, a small village circle which perhaps is the centre of the village, and which is the centre of all the activity, a lane...More

Thank Vamsi N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot see much in Leh Ladakh because you have to climb all these places but this is the one I did take the initiative to go to... my driver was really nice he pushed my chair through all those impossible kind of areas to...More

Thank pammuc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temples were locked well after the sign stated they should be open. Stupas all crumbling outside. Relatively expensive entrance fee, obviously no used for restoring the once stunning wall paintings. All together found it drab, touristy and disappointing. Not worth the detour.

Thank Francoiseaccordion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest monastery’s in Ladakh.. extremely ancient and very well maintained. Beautiful! Must visit!

Thank mayura126
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest monasteries and is situated in Alchi village. Passing through the village there are small stalls selling antics and accessories and then the way leads to the main monastry. It is a beautiful arrangement that engrosses you with its positive...More

Thank Surabhi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The market is lovely right outside the monastery and the murals are certainly the best in all of Ladakh.

Thank mammothmammon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful monastery, worth the trip. Do not miss it if you visit Leh. A sense of peace pervades the whole area and you learn a lot about Buddhism. This is one of the oldest Monasteries in Leh.

Thank usk
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We arrived at the quiet, clean Alchi village in the afternoon at around 12 noon. We were told to visit the Alchi monastery immediately as it closes at 1 pm for quite sometime. We were tempted to stand at the innumerable souvenir shops on the...More

Thank Sudeshna S
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