ATTRACTION OF LADAKH: ALCHI MONASTERY

This is one such monastery in Ladakh that is also acclaimed as the oldest Buddhist learning centre in the entire Zanskar Valley. Tucked away within the lush locales of Alchi Village on the banks of the captivating Indus River, Alchi Monastery is located on flat ground.

While the foundation of this holy monastery dates back to 12th century, it also boasts of being an architectural marvel of the bygone era. The main complex is divided into various sections and has a temple dedicated to Manjushri within the premises. The ancient murals and paintings within the interior depicts the religious importance and other teachings by Lord Buddha.

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