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Alchi Monastery, Alchi

#5 of 33 in Historic Sites in Leh District
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Take a tour of a UNESCO Heritage site, Alchi Monastery, an oldest and most famous Buddhist learning center in Ladakh. Walk among a cluster of shrines with Buddhist frescoes displayed since the 11th century. See images and murals that reflect the artistic and spiritual details of Buddhism and the styles of Hindu rajas of Kashmir. The monastery hosts large statues of Buddha and elaborate woodcraft and carvings similar to the baroque architectural style. Ask the monks who reside here to tell you the fascinating history of the religious artifacts present here. PutAlchi Monastery into our Alchi vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I visited the Alchi Choskhor on my last day in Ladakh. It's a monastic complex known for its unique style. I'd forgotten to carry my wallet & couldn't buy a ticket to go inside the Sumtseg. The...  more »
  • This place have many epic and any ancient thing with this place in laddakh is very famous for there monestry they will maintain ot very nicely  more »

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