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Tawang Monastrey

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Address: Tawang 790104 , India
Phone Number: +91-3794-222243
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Must Watch in Tawang

You have to come this monastrey if you are in Tawang. Such a beautiful place here in Tawang. You can also see a museum. If you go up and stand on the terrace you can see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

You have to come this monastrey if you are in Tawang. Such a beautiful place here in Tawang. You can also see a museum. If you go up and stand on the terrace you can see the mountains and the roads like snake. Nice place to visit

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Definitely a place to visit. We got the day and weather wrong. There was not much happening when we visited plus the weather was very bad. There is a museum which you could pass. The history of the monastery is very interesting and I suggest you spend sometime learning about this.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This Gompa is just 334 years old.Can house upto 700 Monks.Oldest in Asia,and second biggest.10000 feet above Sea level,high up on a Hill this Monastry dominates the whole landscape.The 3 storey assembly Hall is majestic.There is a 26 Feet GOLDEN Lord Buddha statue inside.The whole structure covers about 135 Square Meters,and the Compound Wall runs 610 meters. You need at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Peace, tranquility and heavenly experience...that in nutshell summarizes my visit to the second largest monastery in the world. We stayed at government guest house at Tawang and monastery is little far from there. It is a must visit place....large colorful prayer hall, glittering statue of Lord Budhdh and various artifacts in the monastery's museum made the visit everlasting in my... More 

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Guwahati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Tawang Monastrey is one of the most beautiful monuments of North East India. It is situated on the top of a hill in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh (India). This is the most significant landmark & "must visit" destination in Tawang.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is the biggest monastery in India and the main significant palace to see in Twang town. There are two entrance areas. Our driver had taken us to the back entrance which is near to the museum. The main praying hall is next to the museum. You can also go up to the lamp lighting hall as the view of... More 

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Haldia, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

As we stayed very close to the Monastery in tawang, made a morning walk to the monastery at the time it just opened. There were no visitors, only a few of the local faithful devotees. The sunrays illuminated the calm and peaceful face of lord Buddhha. It was a heavenly experience. TIP-try to visit the monastery when it just opens(5am),... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Monasteries all over the place in Tawang but this one is the best. Just too good for its location and peaceful environment.

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Sibsagar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is the best known place of Tawang but in my eyes, it was disappointed. I've seen better ones in Ladakh. The biggest, highest and so important historically (considering dalai lama & china). certainly, the monastery is very big in size and inside, it is lovely, serene and everything good and the museum collection is good. The view of Tawang... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is the largest monastery in India and the number one place to visit if you are in Tawang. The monastery is three stories high. It’s a peaceful place and you can visit the museum and the lamp offering area apart from the main prayer hall which has a large Buddha statue apart from several other Buddhist deities. We had... More 

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