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Alchi Choskor Monastery

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Address: Alchi Road | Alchi Village, Leh 194101, India

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Magical Creation

Alchi choskor Monastery is one of the beautiful among the monastery in Ladakh. if you you go to Leh don't miss to visit there. it has very nice paintings and architect which... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Alchi choskor Monastery is one of the beautiful among the monastery in Ladakh. if you you go to Leh don't miss to visit there. it has very nice paintings and architect which offer you a magical experiences if you inter into and around the periphery of monastery. just beautiful which takes you in peace and heaven.

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Ghaziabad, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a part of Alchi itself, there are two temples in the monastry and both are must visit. Paintings are just mesmerizing. Dont miss it!!

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Its one of the oldest monastery in ladakh and well maintained, few kms away from srinagar-leh highway. Drive from leh is breathtaking (as is true for all the destinations in ladakh) and if are on a day trip from leh i.e. want to return to city by the evening than this place is must in your itinerary. Start from leh,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Another "must" visit in your trip to Leh - Ladakh. Beautiful. Famous for its paintings. Located on top on a hill - breath-taking !

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

its uniqueness lies in its small scale and its color ful little verandahs. a bit difficult to access but worth it.

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Lucknow, India
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Located near small village Saspol known as CHOSKHOR TEMPLES.Monastery famous for wall paintings,remain open between 10 am to 1 pm & 2 pm to 6 pm.Photography is not allowed in the monastery. Visit can be planned along with visit to Sangam, Lmayaroo & Likir while in Ladakh .

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Bolton, UK
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

One of the more unusual Gompas as it isn't located on a hill and in fact is very difficult to see until you are right inside. The ancient paintings are stunning (no photos allowed) as are the carvings outside.Try to get there early morning or late evening when there are less crowds

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This place was amazing! It was built in 1050 CE, and has survived with almost all of its original artwork and structure. It was awe inspiring. It was at the end of a long market place which was very nice too!

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Byron Bay, Australia
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Yes, its one of the places the tourists all go, its got cafe's and wifi and an old monastery complex.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Visited this place on my lamayuru visit! This place is a little interior located.! The monastery was closed because of less tourists! Only one small gate was opened to allow visiting the shrine! The main shrine was even opened and we were asked for entry fee!!

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