Alchi Choskor Monastery, Leh

4.3
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Explore one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Northern India at Alchi Choskor Monastery. According to local legend, this ancient complex of temples, which contains four separate settlements, was constructed between 958 CE and 1055 CE. Wander around the complex and discover exceptional mural paintings, intricate wood carvings, and Baroque-style artwork. You’ll also stumble across huge statues of the Buddha within the complex. Inside the assembly hall, walk down a passageway that contains 1,000 images of the Buddha. Take your time to appreciate this complex on your own, or take a guided tour to fully appreciate the history behind the site. To plan Leh vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • 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 »
  • This is a little out of the way, but is one of the oldest monasteries anywhere. The statuary is superb and you just might be the only westerners there. It felt really special to us!  more »
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  • Alchi was so so beautiful. We loved it, was a day trip from leh. Monastery was peaceful, views were stunning. The road to Alchi is very well developed. Restaurants were great there. And do try the apricot juice. It's become a favorite now.
  • A must visit a beautiful monastery. Not too elaborate like The other ones in Ladhak but a must visit nonetheless....🤘

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