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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  • we ride a bike from leh to here and stayed the night beside the monastery - alchi resort, a very nice, quaint place with flowers and full of apple trees. the monastery is basic but old. one can cover ...  more »
  • Rightly not being able to take photographs will remain in the eyes, despite the many people you manage to participate in this beauty.
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