Alchi Monastary, Alchi

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. Put Alchi Monastary into our Alchi vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It is one of the oldest Monastery in the world. Normally all Monastery are in the hill top but it is at the ground level. Painting on the wall is a speciality. One should not miss it. Painting reminds...  more »
  • More than a monastery, it is a group of monastic complex situated in Leh itself. It has shrines of various forms of Buddha namely the Lotsava Temple, Manjushree Temple, etc. Beautiful wall-paintings d...  more »
  • This is far from the city but one of the oldest. No photography inside.. but view to your satisfaction some of the oldest painting and come to know the three Budha.. including the one yet to visit pla...  more »

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