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Alchi Monastary, Alchi
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Take a tour of a UNESCO Heritage site, Alchi Monastary, 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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Alchi Monastary by using our Alchi holiday planner.
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Its one of the oldest monasteries. Though nothing much to explore / climb up, but usually people include in the tour at this region. Beautiful suvenior shops are available here & much scope to bargain
Its located at NH1 highway near Leh. On your way to monastery you get to see mesmerizing views of Indus river, multani mitti rock and places where multiple Bollywood movies have been shot. (latest inc... read more »
The monastery is very old (1000 years old) and maintained by Liker monastery. Photography is not allowed inside. It is surrounded by village cottages. If you have planned to stay there,you can stay at... read more »
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