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Alchi Gompa

Only Monastery on Flat Ground

Alchi is an ancient Gompa located 70 km from Leh on the banks of river Indus in Jammu and Kashmir. It is the only monastery on flat ground in Ladakh. The Gompa is taken care of by the monks from Likir monastery. Inside the Gompa, there are thousands of miniature-sized paintings depicting Buddha.

Updated on 27th November, 2005
District: Leh
Location: Leh    


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