Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Ladakh, Alchi Monastery stands as a timeless testament to the region’s rich cultural and religious heritage. This ancient Buddhist monastery, dating back to the 10th century, exudes an aura of tranquility and spiritual significance.
In Ladakh, you will find the oldest monastery, its a monastic complex located in Alchi Village in Leh City 65 km from the main city. The monastery has four separate settlements with monuments dating back to different times. where you will find the oldest paintings on the walls of the monastery
there are three villages also known as the ‘Alchi group of monuments.’ The other two villages are the Mangyu and Sumda Chun. The monuments in all these three villages are reckoned to be of unique style and workmanship. Alchi Monastery is located on the banks of the mighty Indus River in Alchi village in Ladakh
through its captivating murals and sculptures. you’ll appreciate the uniqueness of Alchi Monastery in attracting visitors seeking an authentic cultural experience.
Visitors to Alchi are greeted by the mesmerizing Alchi Choskor, the main temple, adorned with vibrant frescoes depicting tales from Buddhist scriptures. These meticulously crafted artworks not only serve as visual delights but also offer insights into the spiritual teachings of Buddhism
you can reach through the Leh to Sham Valley where you will find this located or if you are coming from Karil to Leh it’s based on the way Alchi Village