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Alchi Choskor Monastery

Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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Beautiful monastery by Indus river

On the 3rd day of our trip to Ladakh, we had visited monasteries located on the Leh Srinagar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kaushik G
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Mumbai
Budhhist religious place

Quite and calm religious place of Budhhists. One can see the monks doing their religious rituals... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manoj S
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Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On the 3rd day of our trip to Ladakh, we had visited monasteries located on the Leh Srinagar highway - best of which was the ancient Alchi Choskor Monastery complex located on the banks of Indus river in the village of Alchi. This place is...More

Thank Kaushik G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite and calm religious place of Budhhists. One can see the monks doing their religious rituals and one can enjoy the serene beauty of place. While going to Kargil from Leh one can visit it.

Thank Manoj S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a temple you can't miss, the old buddha images and painting on the wall and under stupa. I can feel serenity in the monastery. Please visit with high respect.

Thank Taungza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This monastery is considered the holiest in Leh among the Buddhist (as told by a senior monk in Theksey Monastery). Its about 700 years old and the wall fresco are very detailed. Its a shame that not enough is being done to conserve the wall...More

Thank Khanra
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Yes when I saw this I dint find it much attractive but when I got to know about the years ago this have been made so I was amused to know and really loved it that they mave been maintained and made it so beautiful...More

Thank Tejal R
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Of all monasteries in the Ladakh area, this is supposed to be one of the holiest ones, but if your not deep in to religion, then you’ll fin it boring. It’s a long drive from Leh, about 90 min, for me it was disappointing. However...More

Thank Francisco P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

while going towards Alchi Monastery..there are couple of Restaurants in which we enjoyed food and there was apple trees surrounded so ate fresh apples as well...in Monastery there are huge statues of Buddha... must visit this place.

Thank DharaDutta
Reviewed 18 October 2017

You need to walk a bit to the entrance of the monastery from the place you park vehicle. Along the path to the monastery there are lot of stalls selling gifts/souvenirs. But the walk is worth when you see the beauty inside the monastery. It...More

Thank vinay_galactus
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Alchi Monastery is one of the oldest Monasteries in Ladakh. Small , in comparison to Lamayuru or Diskit. But a beautiful quaint location. On the narrow streets that lead to the Monastery you will find many vendors selling local handicrafts and jewelry. The monastery itself...More

Thank zubinb3
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Well worth a visit. this monastery has some very coloufull parts (allthough you aren't allowed to take pics inside...) buy the book, I think its worth the rupees! Don't forget to look upwards alot or else you mis some beautifull stuff!

Thank PatrickBuijs
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