Ancient Alchi in Leh

Alchi in Leh district is home to ancient religious art partly preserved in the Choskhor, Shangrong Lhakhang, and Tsatsapuri Monastery and modern hydro power engineering marvel, Nimoo Bazgo Hydroelectric Project. Experience these heritage sites through our two photo stories: Ancient Alchi in Leh and Upper Alchi in Ladakh. Ancient Alchi in Leh showcases one-thousand-year old Alchi Chos-khor complex. The complex consists of five temples, several stupas, and prayer drums. The walls of temples are decorated with ancient murals.

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The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person. — Abraham Lincoln

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