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Alchi Choskor Monastery

Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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Beautiful for Buddhist Iconology

The paintings in the 3 small temples in this complex are true gems. They are over a thousand years... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Mumbai, India
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 23 June 2017
Hanoi, Ha Noi, Vietnam
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Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

The paintings in the 3 small temples in this complex are true gems. They are over a thousand years old and depict many bodhisattvas. Although the entrance gates to the temples are narrow and small, the temples contain towering statues inside - all very elaborately...More

Thank SoboRay
Reviewed 23 June 2017

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

1  Thank Gemini285
Reviewed 18 June 2017

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 15 June 2017

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

1  Thank Sathya S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 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.

1  Thank ashesh p
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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

1  Thank amitac14
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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 13 June 2017

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 10 June 2017 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 31 May 2017

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

1  Thank neelakshib2016
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